Panel Discussion: "Sentenced to Change with Piper Kerman"
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Piper Kerman, author of the memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, the basis for the Netflix original series, leads a conversation among an inspiring group of formerly incarcerated women who have initiated criminal justice reform.
Panelists include Stacey McGruder, founder of Sisters That Been There; Vivian Nixon, Executive Director of the College and Community Fellowship at CUNY; and Tina Reynolds, founder of Women On the Rise Telling Her Story (WORTH) and a leader of the national reproductive justice campaign, Birthing Behind Bars.
Part of the Sackler Center series, “States of Denial: The Illegal Incarceration of Women, Children, and People of Color.”
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