Evans, Nadler, Shapiro and Krasner Join Together to Host Criminal Justice Reform Roundtable in Philadelphia

February 22, 2018
Press Release

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02); Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, Jerrold Nadler (NY-10); Pennsylvania Attorney General, Josh Shapiro; Philadelphia District Attorney, Larry Krasner; Chief Defender of the Defender Association of Philadelphia, Keir Grey; Chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, Rep. Jordan Harris; Deputy Director of the ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice, William Cobb; Director of Philadelphia’s FIGHT Institute for Community Justice, Assata M. Thomas; and Criminal Defense Attorney and Community Activist, Michael Coard will join together for an important roundtable on Criminal Justice Reform.

The Criminal Justice Reform Roundtable will be this Friday, February 23 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the University of Pennsylvania. The roundtable will take place in The Arch (room 108) located at 3601 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104. 

Congressman Evans is proud to bring together an influential and dynamic group to highlight the problems facing the criminal justice system within the City of Philadelphia and how these challenges are similar to those facing our neighborhoods nationwide. This is why Congressman Evans is proud to welcome Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler to the City of Philadelphia to highlight Criminal Justice Reform on the federal level, along with Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner.

 

Criminal Justice Reform Roundtable Details:

 

WHO:

Congressman Dwight Evans (PA-02)

Congressman Jerrold Nadler (NY-10), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro

Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner

Keir Grey, Chief Defender of the Defender Association of Philadelphia

Rep. Jordan Harris, Chairman of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus

William Cobb, Deputy Director of the ACLU’s Campaign for Smart Justice

Assata M. Thomas, Director of Philadelphia’s FIGHT Institute for Community Justice

Michael Coard, Esquire, Criminal Defense Attorney and Community Activist

WHAT: Criminal Justice Reform Roundtable

WHEN: Friday, February 23 from 11:00-12:30 p.m.

WHERE: University of Pennsylvania. The roundtable will take place in The Arch (room 108) located at 3601 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104.

 

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Media Contact: Becca Brukman, 202-225-4001, Becca.Brukman@mail.house.gov

 

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