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Multi-day Event

May 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0

Free

Susan Burton is a leader in the criminal justice reform movement, founder of A New Way of Life, and an outspoken voice to end mass incarceration. Following the tragic accidental death of her five-year-old son, Susan’s world collapsed. Her loss snapped the final tether of resilience burdened by a past of pain and trauma. She descended into an emotional abyss of darkness and despair, but living in South Los Angeles, Susan didn’t have access to the resources she needed to heal. Without support, she turned to drugs and alcohol, which led to nearly 20 years revolving in and out of prison.

Drawing on her personal experiences, she founded A New Way of Life (ANWOL) Reentry Project in 1998, dedicating her life to helping other women break the cycle of incarceration. ANWOL provides resources such as housing, case management, employment, legal services, leadership development and community organizing on behalf of, and with, people who struggle to rebuild their lives after incarceration.

Details

Date:
May 9
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm UTC+0
Cost:
Free

Organizer

A new way of life
Phone:
3820900289292902
Email:
events@Multi-day Event
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Venue

CA United States + Google Map