“Race, Punishment and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration”

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Dr. Reuben Miller to speak on Jan. 15 at the Touro University California, located on 1557 Azuar Drive in Vallejo


Dr. Reuben Miller


A special presentation, “Race, Punishment & the
Afterlife of Mass Incarceration: The Im­pact of Crime Control, Policies &
Practice on the Lives of Poor American Families” will be pre­sented on 4:30
p.m., on Tuesday, January 15 at the Touro Univer­sity California, located on
1557 Azuar Drive in Vallejo, CA. The presentation will be at the Land­er Hall
Room B 165.


The speaker will be Dr. Reu­ben Miller of the University of
Chicago, a nationally renowned expert in the field of criminal justice.
Reception will immedi­ately follow the presentation.


More people are incarcerated in the U.S. than in any other
na­tion in the Western world. But prisons are only part of a vast criminal
justice system. Upon release, formerly incarcerated people are confronted with
laws, policies and sanctions that im­pact their ability to find jobs and
housing, and to fully participate in civic, cultural and family life. This
presentation explores what it means to live in this “super­vised society” and,
more impor­tantly, how we might find our way out.


Dr. Miller’s work has been published in journals of crimi­nology,
human rights, law, psy­chology, sociology, social work, psychology and public
health and he is frequently called upon to give media commentary on issues of
crime, punishment, race and poverty.


Like former First Lady Mi­chelle Obama, Dr. Miller is a native of Chicago’s South Side. Seats are limited. The event is free & open to the pub­lic with prior registration. Register at EVENTBRITE! or visit Touro University California.

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