A Seat at the Table: Prison Reform and Restorative Justice

Date & Time
Thursday, February 4, 2021 7:00 pm to 9:15 pm
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Location
Online
Event Type
After Five, Lectures & Discussions, Webcasts & Online, Workshops
Cost
$35
About this Event
NMAAHC's signature program A Seat at the Table will be returning on our virtual platform in 2021, please mark your calendars.

The museum will host a thought-provoking conversation of race, justice, and mass incarceration in the United States. Julianne Malveaux will moderate a discussion among journalists and media producer Juleyka Lantigua-Williams, activist, author, Atlantic Racial Equity Fellow Marlon Peterson, and NMAAHC curator Paul Gardullo.

The speakers will discuss will interrogate the industrial prison system and its impact on Black and Latino populations. After the presentation, audience participants will have the opportunity to share their stories and ideas on how that may address prisons in favor of alternative forms of restorative justice. A Seat at the Table is an interactive program for participants to consider challenging questions about race, identity, and economic justice over a meal.

Attendees will receive an email to select their meal option upon registration for the event. 


Program Image: This black-and-white photograph depicts a man wearing a sandwich style handmade cardboard sign that says " BUILD / JOBS, / NOT / JAILS!!" at Million Man March on October 16, 1995.

From collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Roderick Terry
This program is made possible by contributions from Atlantic Philanthropies and Atlantic Racial Equity Fellows and donations to the museum from participants like you. Thank you.

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