Prison Narratives: Changing the Story (4/10@Lehman College)

Please join the African and African American Studies Department, Urban Male Initiative, Women’s Studies Program and City and Humanities Program for an exciting line-up of events changing the conversation about mass incarceration.

12:30:   Poetry Slam via Skype from inside Ohio’s Marion Correctional Institution. Q&A to follow between audience members and performers as well as organizers of the first TEDx event held inside a prison.  Studio Theatre, Music Building.

2:00:  Screening of Zero Percent.   Followed by Q&A with Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison Executive Director Sean Pica. Studio Theatre, Music Building. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfDFf-3laug

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4:00:  Reentry Panel with Hudson Link alumni, Lehman alumna and Rikers social worker Starlene Patterson, and Sing Sing Corp’s Kevin Cleare. Lovinger Theatre, Music Building

6:00:   Spoken Word Performance by  3x Apollo Award Winner, Messiah.  http://www.allmessiah.com/ Lovinger Theatre, Music Building

All events are free and open to the public.  Please RSVP at at Eventbrite:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/prison-narratives-changing-the-story-tickets-11092677497

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