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Date: June 24, 2020 1:30 PM ET

The Sentencing Project’s Ashley Nellis and Nicole Porter will join the 2020 Innovations Conference for a discussion on “Challenging Life Sentences.” The online event will bring together criminal justice reform experts and advocates from around the country to discuss how bold, transformative change can be achieved to #ShrinkTheSystem.

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Date: April 16, 2020 2:00 PM ET

Join The Sentencing Project and our allies working to influence Congress and the administration for an important advocacy conversation as Congress prepares its fourth legislative response to the COVID-19 emergency so we can ensure the lives of incarcerated people are protected.

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Date: April 10, 2020 12:00 PM PDT

The Sentencing Project’s Marc Mauer will join the Anti-Recidivism Coalition (ARC) for a virtual fireside chat on what is being done for people in prison during the COVID-19 pandemic. The chat will focus on how calls for decarceration have left people with extreme sentences left out of consideration for release.

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Date: March 7, 2020 — February 8, 2020
Location:

New York, NY

The Sentencing Project’s Nicole Porter will be speaking on the Campaign to End Life Imprisonment and state second look trends at the Columbia University Center for Justice’s Beyond the Bars Conference.

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Date: March 3, 2020 12:30 PM EST
Location:

Durham, NC

The Sentencing Project’s Senior Research Analyst Ashley Nellis will discuss her book—The Meaning of Life: The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences, co-authored with Marc Mauer—at the Duke University School of Law.

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Date: January 31, 2020 8:00 PM ET
Location:

Charlottesville, VA

The Sentencing Project’s Senior Research Analyst Ashley Nellis will join the Jefferson Literary and Debating Society to discuss life imprisonment in Virginia and the United States.

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Date: December 11, 2019 4:00 PM ET

The Sentencing Project’s Senior Research Analyst Nazgol Ghandnoosh will join The Justice Collaborative for a webinar on Second Look legislation. The webinar will discuss the legislative movement in multiple states to expand opportunities for parole and for resentencing people who were sentenced to extreme sentences.

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Date: November 17, 2019 10:50 am
Location:

Crystal City Gateway Marriott in Arlington, VA

The Sentencing Project’s Kara Gotsch and Nazgol Ghandnoosh will discuss ending life imprisonment at the 2019 Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice (IFTJ).

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Date: November 14, 2019 — November 15, 2019
Location:

Washington and Lee University School of Law in Lexington, VA

The Sentencing Project’s Kara Gotsch will join The Washington and Lee Journal of Civil Rights and Social Justice’s “2019 Annual Symposium: Issues in Federal Sentencing: Privilege, Disparity, and a Way Forward” for a panel discussion, titled, “A Way Forward: Efforts for Reform.”

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Date: November 14, 2019 6:30 PM PT
Location:

San Francisco, CA

The Sentencing Project’s Marc Mauer and Ashley Nellis, co-authors of The Meaning of Life: The Case for Abolishing Life Sentences will join UnCommon Law for a discussion on life sentences in the United States.

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Date: November 13, 2019 — November 16, 2019
Location:

San Francisco, CA

Marc Mauer and Ashley Nellis will present the latest research on life sentences in the United States at the American Society of Criminology Presidential Plenary session.

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Date: November 7, 2019 4:30 PM CT
Location:

St. Louis, MO

The Sentencing Project’s Director of Strategic Initiatives Kara Gotsch will speak on the Criminal Justice Reform 2.0 panel at the International Drug Policy Reform Conference. The panel will take an expansive look at criminal justice reform, examining issues such as e-incarceration and surveillance, confidential informants, and prison abolition.

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Date: October 30, 2019 8:00 AM CT
Location:

Minneapolis, MN

The Sentencing Project’s Marc Mauer will give a keynote speech at Minnesota Justice Research Center’s “Reimagining Justice,” a multi-state convening that brings together criminal justice stakeholders to re-imagine and transform our justice system.   

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Date: October 11, 2019 9:00 AM CT
Location:

Tougaloo, MS

Marc Mauer will give a keynote address at a conference for “Mass Incarceration and Slavery” at Tougaloo College. The goal of the conference is: to understand the history and current state of mass incarceration and its connections to slavery, and use that knowledge to encourage reform and social justice.

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Date: September 28, 2019 1:00 PM CT
Location:

New Orleans, LA

The Sentencing Project’s Director of Advocacy Nicole Porter will join Louisianans for Prison Alternatives for “Life With Other Possibilities: A Statewide Summit on Life Without Parole in Louisiana,” where she will speak on the “Building Resistance for the Long Term: Current Reform Efforts” panel.

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