13th Panel Discussion – How We Got Here

Date/Time
Date(s) - Friday, July 10
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Virtual Community Forum

with

Michelle Grue, Dr. Martha Martinez-Bravo, and Libby Higgins

Amendment XIII:  Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States.

Chronicling the history of racial inequality in the United States, 13th examines how our country has produced the highest rate of incarceration in the world, with the majority of those imprisoned being African-American.  Please join us for a discussion of race in America today, how we got here, and where we need to go now!

 

The documentary 13th is currently available for free on YouTube and is on Netflix.  Please view before the event.  RSVP link: here.

 

Michelle Grue, UCSB Assistant Teaching Professor of Writing and Literature

Martha Martinez-Bravo, PsyD, Executive Director Social Justice Fund, Ventura County

Libby Higgins, Political Strategist, Activist/Organizer

Co-sponsored by Social Justice Fund for Ventura County

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