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Reform, Re-entry and Results: Change and Progress in the Massachusetts Criminal Justice System

Feb 14, 2014 | by Nation_Inside_Team

Governor Patrick is going to be addressing issues related to mass incarceration and public opinion: Next Thursday, February 20, from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at UMass Boston’s Campus Center. This will be a tightly controlled event, with little or no opportunity for public comment – but we need to demonstrate that when our political leaders address issues of Mass Incarceration, PEOPLE SHOW UP! Please see below for further information.

Reform, Re-entry and Results:
Change and Progress in the Massachusetts Criminal Justice System

WHEN:
Thursday, February 20, 2014
10:00 – 11:30 AM

WHERE:
UMass Boston Campus Center

Featured Remarks by Governor Deval L. Patrick

PRESENTATION:
How public opinion is changing on criminal justice reform in Massachusetts.
New poll results from Steve Koczela, President of The MassINC Polling Group.

PANEL DISCUSSION:
Experts and activists will respond to Governor Patrick’s
remarks and to the new public opinion data.

Greg Torres (Moderator)
President, MassINC & Publisher, CommonWealth Magazine
True-See Allah
Director, Boston Reentry Initiative – Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department

Kevin Burke
Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety and Security (2007-2010); Co-Chair, Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Coalition

Andrea Cabral
Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety and Security

John Larivee
CEO, Community Resources for Justice

Max D. Stern
Partner, Stern Shapiro Weissberg & Garin LLP; Co-Chair, Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Coalition

* As the University is currently undertaking a number of construction and improvement projects, we encourage guests to take public transportation (red line UMass/JFK station) or park at the UMass Boston Bayside lot at 200 Mt. Vernon Street where a free shuttle bus runs to-and-from the Bayside lot to the Campus Center immediately outside the event facility.