The New Press Invites You To:

Conned: Felon Disenfranchisement and American Democracy
A Public Forum with Marc Mauer, Sasha Abramsky, Monifa Bandele and Juan Cartagena,
Moderated by Ellis Cose

Join The New Press for a public forum addressing the effects of mass imprisonment on voting rights and democracy, along with the national campaigns being waged to challenge felony disenfranchisement policies in the courts, legislatures, and communities. This event celebrates the new edition and re-release of RACE TO INCARCERATE and the new release of CONNED: How Millions Went to Prison, Lost the Vote,and Helped Send George W. Bush to the White House.


Marc Mauer
The Sentencing Project’s Executive Director / Author of RACE TO INCARCERATE

Sasha Abramsky
Demos Senior Fellow / Author of CONNED

Monifa Bandele
The Right to Vote Campaign

Juan Cartagena
Community Service Society

Moderated by Ellis Cose, Newsweek Columnist and Author of The Rage of a Privileged Class

Friday, April 28, 2006 7:00 p.m.
The New School: Wollman Hall
65 West 11th Street, 5th floor

Reservations can be taken by phone at (212) 229-5488 or via email at boxoffice[at]
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Mon.-Thurs. 1-8 p.m., Fri. 1-7 p.m.

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