State Corrections Reform & San Diego: Local Groups Demand Policies to Promote Safety, Re-Entry

Press Release August 23, 2010
Media Contact

Robert Robinson at (619) 993-7612 or Margaret Dooley-Sammuli at (213) 291-4190

San Diego — Community members will gather for a town hall at St. Stephen’s Cathedral on Thursday evening to discuss how Sacramento’s proposed changes to the state corrections system would affect San Diego and to call for improvements in policing and probation practices and meaningful investments in crime prevention and re-entry.

The Judicial Reform Committee of the United African American Ministerial Action Council (UAAMAC) is convening the town hall in conjunction with several local community partners: Center for Social Advocacy, Drug Policy Alliance, A New PATH (Parents for Addiction Treatment & Healing), Justice 2 Denied, FACTS and NAACP.

WHAT: “Accountability, Responsibility and Rehabilitation through the Judicial System”
WHEN: Thursday, August 26, 6pm
WHERE: St. Stephens Cathedral, 5825 Imperial Avenue, San Diego, 92114
WHO: Concerned members of the community

Speakers Include:

A young woman holds a sign that says "End the Drug War."

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