fbpx CANCELED Study Group -- Voting Rights Restoration: At the Intersection of Criminal Justice and Democracy | Harvard Kennedy School
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Date and Location

March 24, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
124 Mt Auburn Street, South Lobby, Suite 160s, Room 105



Join Ash Center fellows Miles Rapoport and Tova Wang for a five-part study group examining various aspects of the burgeoning democracy reform movement sweeping through states across the country. Session 4 is entitled "Voting Rights Restoration: At the Intersection of Criminal Justice and Democracy" and will feature guests: 

  • Andrea McChristian, Law & Policy Director, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
  • Ron Pierce, Democracy and Justice Fellow,  New Jersey Institute for Social Justice
  • Andrea James, Founder of Families for Justice as Healing

Lunch will be served. Seating preference will be given to students. No preregistration or RSVP is necessary. Throughout the semester, leading advocates, organizers and scholars on voting rights, social movements, and structural election reform will share their unique experiences and perspectives. The group will discuss democracy reform campaigns, lessons learned, and the building of a movement to make democracy more inclusive, participatory, and responsive. Email Miles_Rapoport@hks.Harvard.edu or Tovawang@hks.harvard.edu for more information.

Speakers and Presenters

​Andrea McChristian, Law & Policy Director, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice; Ron Pierce, Democracy and Justice Fellow,  New Jersey Institute for Social Justice; and Andrea James, Founder of Families for Justice as Healing