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Resisting the Injustices of Mass Incarceration

November 13, 2019 @ 7:00 PM - November 13, 2019 @ 8:30 PM

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Christie A. Billups, DMin

Asst. Professor of Theology & Peace Studies

Lewis University

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Nasir Blackwell

Community Organizer

Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN)

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Bilal Evans

Community Organizer

Inner-City Muslim Action Network (IMAN)

In the spirit of being led by the most affected, we gather to hear the stories of people of faith with deep life experience resisting the gross injustices of mass incarceration. Please join us as we listen to and learn from three champions of social justice who have accompanied countless incarcerated and returning citizens in the struggle to maintain their dignity as valued members of the beloved community. Topics to be discussed include: the school-to-prison pipeline, systemic barriers to holistic re-entry, and authentic justice as restorative justice.



The James and Catherine Denny Center

at Catholic Theological Union

Room 210

5416 South Cornell Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60615



Free to the public

Refreshments will be served

Complimentary parking in the CTU garage