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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