Reentry in Motion: Prison Industrial Complex

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Presented by Akron Main Library, Business & Government Division at Akron-Summit County Public Library (Main), Akron OH

Jan 20
Reentry in Motion: Prison Industrial Complex

A film which examines the Prison Industrial Complex and the Prison Abolition Movement.

A film which examines the Prison Industrial Complex using interviews by civil rights crusader Angela Davis, and other prison reformers, is presented. The documentary also highlights the work of Susan Burton, former incarcerated mother who established A New Way of Life, which is a group of transitional homes for women coming home from incarceration. Scholars of an idea called the Prison Abolition Movement, will discuss the movement and analyze the racial and gender violence in prison. Reentry material and handouts provided. Room 1.

ADMISSION INFO

FREE

Contact: 330-643-9020

Email: srichard@akronlibrary.org

LOCATION

Akron-Summit County Public Library (Main)

60 High Street, Akron, OH 44326

PARKING INFO

Convenient Parking for Main Library includes:
:: High & Market Deck (across from the Akron Art Museum and connects to the library)
:: Super Block Garage
:: Cascade Parking Garage
:: John S. Knight Center Parking

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