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Discussion on Criminal Justice Reform

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 | Roxbury

Egleston Square YMCA
3134 Washington Street

Join the Coalition for Effective Public Safety—a statewide coalition of advocates, program providers, people on parole, formerly incarcerated men and women, friends and relatives of prisoners, and human rights activists—for a presentation and discussion on parole reform, solitary confinement reform and compassionate release for debilitated and dying prisoners. Share your ideas and build the movement.

Event is free and open to the public and will be held in English and Spanish. Contact Lizz Matos at or 617.482.2773 x 105 for more information.

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Discusión sobre la Reforma al Sistema de Justicia Criminal

Miercoles, Octubre 1, 2014 | Roxbury

Egleston Square YMCA
3134 Washington Street

Únase a la Coalición para la Seguridad Publica Efectiva—una coalición a nivel estatal de defensores, proveedores de servicios humanos, personas en libertad bajo palabra, prisioneros pasados, amigos y familiares de prisioneros, y activistas de los derechos humanos—para una presentación y discusión sobre: libertad bajo palabra, confinamiento solitario y la libertad por compasión para prisioneros debilitados o agonizantes. Comparta sus ideas y haga crecer el movimiento. El evento es gratis, abierto a todo el público, y en español e inglés.

Para más información, ponte en contacto con: Lizz Matos,, 617.482.2773 x 105.

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Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll: A Constitutional Update

Friday, September 19, 2014 | Medford

Tufts University
Crane Room, Paige Hall

If you or someone you know partakes in sex, drugs, rock & roll, or simply carries a cell phone, your civil rights and civil liberties are on the line. Join the discussion by ACLU of Massachusetts executive director Carol Rose on your rights and how you can protect them. Because freedom is more fun than the alternative.

Free and open to the public.

Contact Jeannine Lenehan, Communication Coordinator for the Department of Political Science, at if you have questions.

50 Years Later: Why Are We Still Fighting?
Forum celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

Monday, October 27, 2014 | Boston

Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont Street

Staff attorney Carl Williams joins Beverly Morgan-Welch, Executive Director of the Museum of African American History; David Harris, Managing Director for the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice; and others on a panel discussing the civil rights legislation passed by President Lyndon B. Johnson and the civil rights issues the African American community currently faces.

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