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JusticeAid Fall Concert + Author Talk

October 15, 2021 2:15 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


JusticeAid’s mission is simple: Do good through music and the arts

Rock with Civil Rights and Social Justice Music Icon Mavis Staples

Oct. 19 @7:20pm ET, Lincoln Theatre, Washington, D.C.

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Join JusticeAid live in concert with Mavis Staples and Amy Helm at the historic Lincoln Theatre on U street on Tuesday evening, October 19th at 7:20pm ET. All proceeds from the show will benefit Neighborhood Defender Service in support of JusticeAid’s 2021 issue: police accountability and community empowerment. It will be a fun evening supporting a pressing social justice cause---a great event to share with family, friends, colleagues or clients. Great seats available at an array of price points.

*Proof of vaccination, and masking will be required consistent with DC policy.

Author Talk: Kristin Henning, The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth

A JusticeAid Facebook Live event Oct. 19 @5:00pm ET 

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Tune in at 5:00pm ET on JusticeAid’s Facebook Live page for an important conversation on the intersection of race, adolescence and policing with Kris Henning, author of The Rage of Innocence: How America Criminalizes Black Youth. Professor Henning serves as the Blume Professor of Law and Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative at Georgetown Law, and was previously the Lead Attorney of the Juvenile Unit at the D.C. Public Defender Service. For additional information, go to JusticeAid’s Facebook page.

Professor Henning will be in conversation with Angela J. Davis, Distinguished Professor of Law at American University Washington College of Law. Professor Davis is an expert in criminal law and procedure, with a specific focus on prosecutorial power and racism in the criminal justice system. Professor Davis previously served as director of the D.C. Public Defender Service, where she began as a staff attorney representing indigent juveniles and adults.

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