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Cummings to Host Panel Discussion on Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform at Howard University

Apr 16, 2015
Press Release

Cummings to Host Panel Discussion on Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform at Howard University

Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, will host and moderate a forum titled “From Protest to Policy: A Bipartisan Approach to Criminal Justice Reform,” which will examine the state of America’s criminal justice system, particularly in relation to communities of color, and discuss bipartisan and bicameral proposals to reform the criminal justice systems at the state and federal levels on Thursday, April 16th.

Congressman Cummings is currently the holder of the Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King Endowed Chair in Public Policy at Howard University.  This panel discussion is part of a series of lectures hosted by Congressman Cummings as the Endowed Chair. The purpose of the panel is to foster a diverse, bi-partisan and intergenerational dialogue about criminal justice reform.


Watch the Livestream HERE.

 

Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King Endowed Chair in Public Policy 2014-2015 Lecture Series

Presents

From Protest to Policy: A Bipartisan Approach to Criminal Justice Reform

 

PANELISTS:

PANEL I:

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ)
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)
Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-ID)
Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)
Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI)

 

PANEL II:


Keri Blakinger, Activist and Journalist, Ithaca Times
Lisa Crooms, Professor of Law, Howard University
Anthony Driver, Student, Howard University
Vikrant Reddy, Senior Policy Analyst, Texas Public Policy Foundation and Right On Crime
Elsie Scott, PhD, Director, Ronald W. Walters Leadership and Policy Center

 

WHEN: Thursday, April 16, 2015 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.


WHERE: Howard University School of Social Work Auditorium 601 Howard Place, NW Washington, DC 20059

114th Congress