11/10/2019 - Families and Prison: Why Everyone Should Care with King Downing

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Second Sunday: Social Justice - Families and Prison: Why Everyone Should Care with King Downing Join us as we consider the impact of incarceration on families and communities and the AFJ model of engaging family members and formerly incarcerated people in bringing about change. King Downing is outreach director at the Alliance of Families for Justice. He is also a lawyer and founder of the Human Rights-Racial Justice Center. H2RJ advocates and organizes for criminal and economic justice. Through H2RJ he was part of such projects as the Ferguson Legal Defense Committee, Standing Rock legal support, Nicole Bell’s Sean Bell Justice Project, and Mothers Against Police Brutality. King is also co-host of Waking Up, the WBAI’s morning drive radio show, and an independent news and film producer. King is also a musician, and tries his hand at “sit down” comedy.

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