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June 2017

Movie: The Return and Speaker from SV DeBug

When: Friday, June 30 2017 @ 07:00 PM - - 09:00AM
Where: San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 S. 7th St.
San Jose, CA 95112
Description: 7:05 start the movie

8:30 Presentation by Stephanie Flores Pineda, a Community Organizer at Silicon Valley De-Bug

Stephanie will give a short presentation about the impact of Bail on a suspect's life and the corruption built in to the current system. She will also talk about SB10 and AB42 that SV DeBug is working on.

In 2012, California amended its "Three Strikes" law--one of the harshest criminal sentencing policies in the country. The passage of Prop. 36 marked the first time in U.S. history that citizens voted to shorten sentences of those currently incarcerated. Within days the reintegration of thousands of "lifers" was underway.

THE RETURN examines this unprecedented reform through the eyes of those on the front lines--prisoners suddenly freed, families turned upside down, reentry providers helping navigate complex transitions, and attorneys and judges wrestling with an untested law. At a moment of reckoning on mass incarceration, what can California's experiment teach the nation?

From the award-winning producers of Better This World and El Poeta.

83 minutes 2016

This event is sponsored by Economic Justice Film Series / Green Party / Code Pink

(See event web page)

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