Our CEO/Founder Eddie Ellis, Jr. made another appearance in one of Professor Bennett's lectures at American University.
Dr. Richard Bennett is a professor in the Department of Justice, Law & Criminology. He works hard to impart his passion for comparative criminology, comparative criminal justice, and police organization and procedures to his student. He teaches Introduction to Systems of Justice, Insider's View of Justice, Comparative Criminology/Criminal Justice, and Introduction to Justice Research I and II.
Eddie Ellis, Jr. was a panelist at the 2017 Province VIII Deacon's Conference, To Set the Captive Free, in Reno, Nevada from November 9-11, 2017.
Province VIII of the Episcopal Church is made up of 900 congregations within 17 Dioceses and Navajoland Area Mission! Province VIII aims to encourage collaboration to strengthen ministry through: training workshops, online video conferences, retreats, and personal connections with peers among the diocese and their congregations.
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Eddie Ellis, Jr. participated in the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth's Annual Convening in Washington, DC. He was a panelist in the "Preparing Incarcerated Loved Ones to Return Home" workshop.
This workshop addressed practical considerations for juvenile lifers returning home. The workshop was designed to equip the family members and loved ones of these juveniles with practical tips for making the transition home.
The panel was moderated by Joanna Visser Adjoian, a co-director at the Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project.
Additional panelists included: Ilyse Lerner, the owner of On Rye; Cindy Sanford, an advocate at the Pennsylvania Prison Society and family member of a juvenile lifer; and Leanna Williams, the sister of recently released juvenile lifer.
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