FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 18, 2016
Today, the White House and the Center for American Progress will host a forum on criminal justice reform and people with disabilities. The conversation will include experts in criminal justice reform, disability rights advocates, policymakers, and individuals directly impacted by the criminal justice system. White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett, Deputy Assistant to the President for Urban Affairs, Justice and Opportunity Roy Austin, Director of the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation Dave Wilkinson, and Eve Hill, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice Civil Rights Division, will participate. The Center for American Progress will release a new report on this topic coinciding with today’s event.
This event will be streamed live at www.whitehouse.gov/live. You can also follow the conversation at #CJReform4PWD.
WHAT: White House Forum on Criminal Justice Reform and People with Disabilities
WHEN: Monday, July 18 at 1:30pm
WHERE: White House South Court Auditorium
The event will be live-streamed. Visit www.whitehouse.gov/live to tune in.