Tuesday April 10, 2018 • 7:00 PM - 9:00PM
Taina Vargas-Edmond and Dorsey Nunn in a Live Taping of the Podcast, Speak Out with Tim Wise
Taina Vargas-Edmond, Executive Director of Initiate Justice, and Dorsey Nunn, Executive Director of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children/All of Us or None, will be in conversation with Tim Wise at this live taping of his national podcast. These two leaders in the forefront of policy and advocacy work on behalf of incarcerated Californians, the formally-incarcerated, and their families will look at recent victories and efforts currently underway.
Tickets sliding scale $5 - $25. No one turned away for lack of funds. 100% of proceeds go to Initiate Justice and LSPC/AOUON. For questions or requests, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Taina Vargas-Edmond, Initiate Justice
Taina founded Initiate Justice with her husband Richard Vargas-Edmond in September 2016. Prior to creating Initiate Justice, she worked as the Statewide Advocacy Coordinator with Essie Justice Group, State Campaigner with the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, and as a Field Representative for the California State Assembly.
About Dorsey Nunn, Legal Services for Prisoners with Children/All of Us or None
Dorsey is a leading expert with over 40 years of professional experience in criminal justice reform. He is the first formerly incarcerated director of a public interest law office in California. Under his leadership, LSPC has made significant advances including legal victories including the Ashker lawsuit that ended long term solitary confinement in California, and policy victories including numerous Ban the Box laws and the RISE act, the biggest drug sentencing reform passed by the CA legislature in recent history.
About Speak Out with Tim Wise
Speak Out with Tim Wise is an informative and entertaining national podcast focused on racial and economic justice in the age of Trump. It features anti-racism author and educator, Tim Wise in conversation with some of the country’s leading scholars, activists, and artists as well as grass roots organizers whose voices are often ignored in mainstream media.
This event is wheelchair accessible. We cannot guarantee an entirely scent free space. We ask everyone to please arrive fragrance free to support access for folks who experience multiple chemical sensitivities and allergies. This means using only body products and laundry detergent that say fragrance free or unscented on the label and do not have scented ingredients.