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March 10 Crucial Conversation: Race, mass incarceration and criminal justice reform in NC

Durham District Attorney Satana Deberry (left) and Dawn Blagrove of Emancipate NC (right)

Join us Wednesday, March 10 at 3:30 p.m. for a very special (and virtual) Crucial Conversation:

Satana Deberry and Dawn Blagrove: A conversation about race, mass incarceration and criminal justice reform in North Carolina

Click here to register [2].

By all indications, North Carolina and the nation at-large have entered a critical and, perhaps, hopeful phase in their centuries-old conversations about race, crime, punishment and the undeniable links between them. Even, however, as advocates and elected leaders have succeeded in enacting new laws and policies designed to address the racism and other destructive biases that have long infected our criminal justice system, many powerful defenders of the status quo persist.

Join us as we explore where things stand, how we got to this place, and where we ought to be headed with two of our state’s preeminent experts in this all-important field:

Satana Deberry [3] is the District Attorney of Durham County and one of a small, but growing group of courageous, outspoken, and visionary American prosecutors who are bringing a new and mold-shattering approach to law enforcement and the pursuit of public safety.   

Dawn Blagrove [4] is a veteran post-conviction attorney and the executive director of Emancipate NC [5], a nonprofit advocacy group that works collaboratively with groups and individuals across the state to dismantle structural racism and mass incarceration.  

Click here to register [2].

Don’t miss this very special – event.

When: Wednesday, March 10 at 3:30 p.m.

Where: Online; pre-register from the comfort of your home, and remember to social distance!

Suggested contribution: $10 (click here [6] to support NC Policy Watch)

Questions?? Contact Rob Schofield at 919-861-2065 or [email protected] [7]