A Question of Justice





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Published on Jun 20, 2019

a PEN World Voices Festival event

Many Americans agree that our criminal justice system needs thorough reform—but how can public sentiment lead to effective systemic changes?

On behalf of the Art for Justice Fund, PEN America is honored to engage the literary community and confront our era of mass incarceration through the Writing For Justice Fellowship.

Moderated by
Andrea J Ritchie (2:12)
Author of Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color

with the 2018-2019 Writing for Justice Fellows
Priscilla Ocen (9:03)
Nadja Eisenberg-Guyot (13:21)
Beth Shelburne (16:52)
Keeona Harris (21:06)
David Sanchez (26:08)
David Heska Wanbli Weiden (28:30)

featuring criminal justice experts:
Fred Patrick (45:50)
Director of the Center on Sentencing and Corrections at the Vera Institute of Justice

Lorenzo Jones (58:03)
Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director at the Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice

Marlon Peterson (1:07:14)
Host of the Decarcerated Podcast and an Atlantic Fellow for Racial Equity

Bianca Tylek (1:09:21)
Founder & Executive Director of Worth Rises

Kandra Clark (1:16:14)
Exodus Transitional Community


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