Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Please join us for one or all four of our Day of Empathy panels! Register below and you will receive an email with Zoom details for each of the four panels.
9:00 am panel: Bail reform, moderated by Josh Hoe, policy analyst, Safe & Just Michigan
Guests including Washtenaw County Prosecutor Eli Savit, Asia Johnson from The Bail Project & Sarah a former client of The Bail Project
11:00 am panel: COVID in prison, moderated by Josh Hoe, policy analyst, Safe & Just Michigan
Guests include Michigan state Rep. Tenisha Yancey, Detroit Free Press writer Angie Jackson and Lorenzo Garrett, who sentence was recently commuted
1:00 pm panel: Long and indeterminate sentences, moderated by Daniel Jones, project coordinator, Michigan Collaboration to End Mass Incarceration (MI-CEMI)
Guests include Michigan state Sen. Jeff Irwin, Ryan King of the Justice Policy Institute and Safe & Just Michigan Research Specialist Dr. Anne Mahar
3:00 pm panel: Civic oversight for pregnant people in prison, moderated by Natalie Holbrook, director, American Friends Service Committee Michigan Criminal Justice Program
Guests include State Sen. Erica Geiss, criminal justice reform advocate Siwatu-Salama Ra
The Day of Empathy is organized nationally by Dream Corps JUSTICE. Safe & Just Michigan wishes to thank the co-sponsors for the Michigan observance of the Day of Empathy who are making this event possible. All of them are partners in the work to create a more accountable, equitable and effective justice system. Please thank them for their support. They are:
A.R.R.O • Carceral State Project • Citizens for Prison Reform • FORJ (Friends of Restorative Justice) • Michigan Center for Youth Justice • Michigan Faith in Action • Michigan Justice Advocacy • Michigan Collaborative to End Mass Incarceration • Nation Outside • Still Standing • The Prison Creative Arts Project
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Last updated Monday, March 1, 2021.
Safe & Just Michigan hosts a range of educational events that strengthen relationships and support our policy agenda. Below is a selection of our past events.