Tennessee Lawmakers, Advocates, and Residents to Tackle Drug-Free School Zone Reform

Post Date: February 1, 2018

Contact: Rabiah Burks
rburks@famm.org
202-822-6700

 

Tennessee Lawmakers, Advocates, and Residents to Tackle Drug-Free School Zone Reform

Nashville  – Tennessee’s drug-free school zone law costs the state millions to lock up low-level drug offenders. FAMM is hosting a panel on Feb. 5 in Nashville that brings together advocates, lawmakers, and residents to discuss this law in the context of the community, public safety, the costs, and potential reform.

               Event: Why Drug-Free School Zone Reform Is Right for Tennessee

               When: 12:00-1:00 p.m., Feb. 5, 2018 (lunch provided)

               Where: DoubleTree Hotel (Tennessee Room) in downtown Nashville, 315 4th Ave. N., Nashville, TN, 37219

Tennessee Rep. Tilman Goins (R-Morristown) will provide opening remarks. FAMM’s president, Kevin Ring, will moderate the discussion. Other panelists include:

  • Julie Warren, Tennessee State Director for Right on Crime
  • Lauren Krisai, Senior Policy Associate for Justice Action Network
  • Joi Davis, Tennessee educator and wife of Terrance Davis (incarcerated)
  • Buel Moore, Tennessee resident and father of Sara Moore (incarcerated)

If you are interested in attending the event or speaking to panelists, please contact Rabiah Burks at rburks@famm.org.

 

FAMM is a nonpartisan, national advocacy organization that promotes fair and effective criminal justice reforms to make our communities safe. Founded in 1991, FAMM promotes change by raising the voices of families and individuals who are directly affected by counterproductive sentencing and prison policies.  

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