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Mobile Justice Tour Comes to Roanoke Virginia - Thursday, February 20th

Feb 6, 2014 | by admin

JOIN US FOR: MASS INCARCERATION -Vs- Successful Reentry. What’s working, what’s not?

Following the success of their initial series last summer, a coalition of civil rights groups is partnering again for a 10-city tour of Virginia to raise awareness around justice issues that affect people with criminal records, and to provide direct services. Called the Mobile Justice Tour, the event re-launches on Saturday, December 14, with a focus on three key issues: civil rights restoration for citizens with felony convictions, removing questions about an applicant’s criminal background from initial employment forms, and sentencing reform to end mass incarceration in Virginia.

Thursday, February, 20, 2014
4:30pm to 7:30pm
First Baptist Church-Gainsboro
310 North Jefferson Street
Roanoke, Virginia 24016

Event Sponsors: Roanoke Branch of the NAACP
St. Paul United Methodist Church
Roanoke Chapter Virginia Organizing