March 1, 2024

5:15 pm - 7:00 pm, Eastern Time

Truth, Racial Healing, & Transformation

Widener University Commonwealth Law School- Room L202, Harrisburg, PA

Featured speakers: Dean Andre Cummings, Dean Todd Clark, Professor Steven Ramirez, Professor Abita Ellis, and Michelle Meekins-Davis.

Michelle Meekins-Davis will give opening remarks. Professor Ramirez will speak on Mass Incarceration and discuss his research about the impact of Mass Incarceration on the United States economy as well as the affects of mass incarceration on minority communities. Abita Ellis will talk on Election law and the impact of the latest court cases on Article II of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Dean Andre Cummings and Dean Todd Clark will touch on trauma, police brutality, and psychological effects on people of color. A Q&A style panel to follow.