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James Trory: Soffiyah Elijah
Soffiyah Elijah. Photo by James Trory. Courtesy of the Correctional Association

Panel Discussion: “Mass Incarceration’s Impact on Black and Latino Women and Children”

March 29, 2014

2:00–2:00 p.m.

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

This panel examines the devastating impact the youth justice system has on black and Latino young people, as well as health care for incarcerated women, and the need for comprehensive reform.

Soffiyah Elijah, Executive Director of the Correctional Association, moderates a discussion among Hernan Carvente, Research Assistant, Vera Institute of Justice; Gabrielle Horowitz-Prisco, Project Director, Juvenile Justice Project, Correctional Association; Mercedes Smith, Policy Specialist, Women on the Rise Telling Her Story (WORTH); and Tamar Kraft-Stolar, Project Director, Women in Prison Project, Correctional Association.

Part of the Sackler Center series, “States of Denial: The Illegal Incarceration of Women, Children, and People of Color.”