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New York: LGBT Criminal Justice Conversation
June 23, 2016 @ 5:00 am - 9:00 am EDT

Please join the Movement Advancement

Project (MAP) and the Vera Institute of Justice for a morning event focused on why LGBT people are more likely to have negative interactions with the criminal justice system. The event will take place on Thursday, June 23 from 9:00 am-1:00 pm.

Speakers will discuss drivers of disproportionate incarceration for LGBT youth and adults; treatment within the system for LGBT people; reentry challenges; and the intersections of the criminal justice system with immigration enforcement. Confirmed speakers include:
  • Emily Greytak, GLSEN
  • Angela Irvine, Impact Justice
  • Mik Kinkead, Sylvia Riveria Law Project
  • Andrea Ritchie, Soros Fellow and co-author Queer Injustice
  • Charles Stephens, Counter Narrative Project

When: Thursday, June 23 8:30 breakfast; 9-1:00 program
Where: Vera Institute of Justice, 233 Broadway, New York, NY

Space is limited; please RSVP by Thursday, June 9 to  isederbaum@vera.org.

For more information about how the criminal justice system fails LGBT people, visit www.lgbtmap.org/criminal-justice. For additional information about the event or to RSVP, contact isederbaum@vera.org.


June 23, 2016
5:00 am - 9:00 am


Vera Institute of Justice
233 Broadway
New York, NY United States
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