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FAMM to host virtual town hall with Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner, Jessica Jackson and Keisha Hudson on Thursday, May 7
HARRISBURG – FAMM is hosting a virtual town hall via Zoom with Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, Jessica Jackson of REFORM Alliance, and Keisha Hudson of The Justice Collaborative, as well as FAMM’s Celeste Trusty and other guests to discuss the COVID-19 crisis in Pennsylvania’s prisons.
The session will be held Thursday, May 7 from 6:30-7:45 p.m. via Zoom. The session is free and open to the public, but requires advance registration. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Other speakers include Joshua Alvarez, Robert Saleem Holbrook, Ashley Klingensmith, Jenna Moll, Devin Reaves, Nilam Sanghvi and Elizabeth Randol.
This event is sponsored by FAMM, REFORM Alliance, Pennsylvania Prison Society, PA Harm Reduction Coalition, Justice Action Network, Abolitionist Law Center, The Justice Collaborative, ACLU of Pennsylvania and Americans for Prosperity Pennsylvania.
For nearly three decades, FAMM has united the voices of affected families, the formerly incarcerated, and a range of stakeholders and advocates to fight for a more fair and effective justice system. FAMM’s focus on ending a one-size-fits-all punishment structure has led to reforms to sentencing and prison policies in six states and is paving the way to programs that support rehabilitation for the 94% of all prisoners who will return to our neighborhoods one day.
FAMM is a national nonpartisan advocacy organization that promotes fair and effective criminal justice policies that safeguard taxpayer dollars and keep our communities safe. Founded in 1991, FAMM is helping transform America’s criminal justice system by uniting the voices of impacted families and individuals and elevating the issues all across the country.