Have you signed up for the next Dear Evanston racial justice book group yet?

November 6, 2019

 

We're meeting on Tuesday, December 10 to discuss "Just Mercy" by Bryan Stevenson.

 

When: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Family Focus Evanston, 2010 Dewey

What: Meet other Evanstonians, participate in facilitated small-group discussions, and enjoy a light dinner catered by Jennifer Eason of Jennifer's Edibles, Inc.

It's always free!

 

A light dinner of mac and cheese, salad, and peach cobbler will be served, catered by Jennifer Eason of Jennifer's Edibles, Inc.

 

Sign up here.

 

We'll have two special guest speakers--Evanstonians Rick Tulsky and Betsy Wilson.

 

Rick co-founded Injustice Watch, a non-partisan, not-for-profit, multimedia journalism organization based in Chicago that conducts in-depth research exposing institutional failures that obstruct justice and equality. Bryan Stevenson serves on the board of Injustice Watch.

 

Betsy is the founder for of the Sentencing Advocacy Group of Evanston, which conducts detailed life-history investigations for defendants who face potential death sentences and children who are facing sentences of life without release. Betsy has been dedicated to capital defense and sentencing advocacy for her 20-year legal career. Her clients are nearly always members of marginalized communities, and racism and poverty are crucial elements of every case.

 

You can read a review of the book here.

 

See our flyer for future books and gathering dates.

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