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Legal Services for Prisoners with Children (LSPC) and Golden Gate School of Law are hosting a Community Forum on the implementation of Proposition 47.  The Forum is scheduled to take place January 25th from 1-5:30pm at Golden Gate School of Law (536 Mission St., Room 2201, San Francisco, CA).  The Community Forum will include panel discussions and breakout sessions, featuring: formerly incarcerated people, public defenders, advocates for prison abolition & civil rights.

Questions to be discussed include:

1. What’s the most comprehensive implementation model for Proposition 47 outreach?

2. Where do we go from here for large-scale criminal justice change?

3. How do we work with or around people who oppose change in our post-47 world?

4. How do we build the most inclusive movement we can for future success?

Schedule of Events

1pm-2pm “Outreach & Implementation Models.” SF Public Defender Jeff Adachi, Alameda Public Defender Brendon Woods, Meredith Desautels of Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights, Eliza Hersh of East Bay Community Law Center, Lynne Lyman of Drug Policy Alliance.

2:15-3:30 ”Building An Inclusive Movement.” Lenore Anderson of Californians for Safety & Justice, Prof. Cynthia Chandler of Golden Gate University, Manuel La Fontaine of All Of Us Or None, Laura Magnani of American Friends Service Committee, Natasha Minsker of American Civil Liberties Union.

3:45-4:45 BREAKOUT SESSION “Cultivating A Network Of Unlikely Allies.”

3:45-4:45 BREAKOUT SESSION “Next Steps Towards Change.”

4:30-5:30 Wrap-up & light refreshments