wed 1/28 Community Forum: No New Jail!

As a Supporter of the No New Jails campaign, The ISO will be attending this forum instead of holding of our normal Wed night meeting at SCCC.

Come to a community forum on Wednesday, January 28th, at 6:30 pm. A panel of speakers will discuss racial disparity in the prison system, the connections between prison, povverty and struggling public education, effective and afffordable alternatives to incarceration, and much more, with lengthy Q&A to follow. A new jail isn't inevitable, it isn't effective, and it isn't right. Come find out why, and what to do about it.

Panelists include:
Silja Talvi, author and investigative journalist
Aaron Dixon, 2006 Green Party Senate candidate, co-founder of the Black Panthers in Seattle and well-known activist
Tim Harris, Real Change's Founder and Executive Director
Larry Gossett, King County Council member
Jesse Hagopian, Teacher, educational activist, and member of the ISO
Alexes Harris, with the Clean Dreams pre-arrest diversion program

Piggott Auditorium @ Seattle University
1016 E. Marion St. Seattle, WA

Sponsored by Real Change Organizing Project and the Seattle University School of Law.