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      December 12, 2019

      Thursday   6:00 PM

      110 The Embarcadero
      San Francisco, California 94105

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      How to Ensure Successful Reentry After Prison

      Marc Morjé Howard, Professor of Government and Law; Founding Director of the Prisons and Justice Initiative, Georgetown University; Author, Unusually Cruel: Prisons, Punishment, and the Real American ExceptionalismStephanie McGencey, Senior Director of Reentry Ready and Special Projects, Convergence Center for Policy Resolution—Moderator It is often said that "reentry begins on the first day of incarceration," but how can we ensure that people leave prison prepared to succeed in the free world? This conversation between Marc Morjé Howard and Stephanie McGencey will highlight recommendations from the Reentry Ready Project, which focuses on the tremendous benefits of education and positive programming for incarcerated people so that they can develop self-worth and critical reasoning skills; the program also focuses on making carceral facilities safer for both residents and staff. Howard will share examples from the innovative and groundbreaking Georgetown programs in Washington, D.C. McGencey will describe efforts planned to improve reentry outcomes nationwide. Location: 110 The Embarcadero, Toni Rembe Rock Auditorium, San Francisco Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing MLF: Humanities Program organizer: George Hammond All ticket sales are final and nonrefundable.

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