The 2.2 Million:
The History and Human Cost of Mass Incarceration
April 17, 2019
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
The program will take a look back to understand how the nation developed the largest incarceration machine in modern history. It will cover the laws and policies which created the tools that built mass incarceration and how that has negatively impacted the lives of millions.
Reggie Jackson has been a speaker, author, and journalist for over a decade. As a trainer/consultant with Nurturing Diversity Partners, he helps communities, institutions, and individuals around the country develop greater historical and cultural literacy, compassion, and capacity for action. He is also currently head griot at the African American Holocaust Museum. In his presentations, Reggie shares seldom-told stories of the African-American experience past and present and conducts anti-bias, diversity, and inclusion education at schools, libraries, social service agencies, churches, and businesses.
11:15 Doors open
11:30 Lunch is served (vegetarian option available)
1:00 Conversation and Q & A with Reggie Jackson
Parking available at the State Street Capitol Ramp, across from the church on the corner of Johnson and Carrol.
Thanks to Emanuel Scarborough, Renewal After Prison (RAP), and the Dane County NAACP. for sponsoring this event.