This is an important book

The Open Society Institute and The New Press cordially invite you to attend a panel discussion focused around the recently released book

Conned
How Millions Went to Prison, Lost the Vote and Helped Send George W. Bush to the White House

by

Sasha Abramsky

The forum will address the effects of mass imprisonment on voting rights and democracy, along with national campaigns underway to challenge felon disenfranchisement policies in the courts, legislatures, and communities.

Tuesday, June 20th 2006

at

Open Society Institute, 3rd floor (Room 3AB)
400 West 59th Street, New York

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Panelists:

Sasha Abramsky, Soros Justice Media Fellow / Author of Conned
Monifa Bandele, Field Director of The Right to Vote Campaign
Joseph “Jazz” Hayden, Lead Plaintiff in Hayden vs. Pataki and consultant
Marc Mauer, Executive Director of the Sentencing Project /Author of Race to Incarcerate

Moderated by Kristen Levingston, Director of the Criminal Justice Program of the Brennan Center for Justice

RSVP to Nidia at ncordova[at]sorosny[dot]org

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