The West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy, Call to Action for Racial Equality: CARE Coalition and American Friends Service Committee WV invite community members to a free film screening and discussion of Healing Justice, the latest documentary from Cracking the Code creator Shakti Butler this Thursday, July 19 at 6 pm at Temple Israel in Charleston.
Healing Justice “explores the causes and consequences of the current American justice system and its effect on marginalized communities. This powerful documentary addresses the school-to-prison pipeline, the need for comprehensive criminal justice reform, and the importance of healing and restorative practices.”
View the film’s trailer here.
Following the film, a discussion about the potential for restorative justice initiatives in West Virginia will be led by Reverend Ron English.
~The Honorable Joanna Tabit, Kanawha County Circuit Court Judge
~Commissioner David Kladney, US Commission on Civil Rights
~Rico Moore, local criminal defense attorney
~Rev. Lloyd Hill
Popcorn and drinks included! Please RSVP to Lida Shepherd at Lshepherd@afsc.org.