Race and the Crisis of American Democracy

Date: Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Time: 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Speaker: Christopher Sebastian Parker, Professor of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara

Dr. Cornel West, Thursday, April 14, 2022, at 7:00pm
You are invited to join us in-person for an evening with one of America’s most important voices. RPPC director Dr. Michael Fauntroy and Dr. West will be in a one-on-one dialogue on a range of topics. Dr. West will respond to audience questions.

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Dr. Keesha Middlemass, Wednesday, February 23, 2022, at 7:30pm
Dr. Middlemass, one of America’s most respected scholars on the racial impacts of criminal justice public policy, speaks on the policy-created barriers to successful prisoner reentry into communities across the country. She highlights the impact of these barriers on the individuals, their families, and their communities, while also offering alternatives that could improve the current system. Keywords: Incarceration politics, racism, African Americans, Latinos, rural, urban, private prisons, halfway houses, tough on crime, recidivism