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
Thursday, February 20, 2014
10:00 – 11:30 AM
UMass Boston Campus Center
Featured Remarks by Governor Deval L. Patrick
How public opinion is changing on criminal justice reform in Massachusetts.
New poll results from Steve Koczela, President of The MassINC Polling Group.
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
Director, Boston Reentry Initiative – Suffolk County Sheriff's Department
Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety and Security (2007-2010); Co-Chair, Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Coalition
Massachusetts Secretary of Public Safety and Security
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.