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a Lehigh Valley working group to
End Mass Incarceration

End Mass Incarceration meetings in 2019 are usually on 1st and 3rd Thursdays each month, 6:00-8:00pm at Resurrected Life Community Church, 9th & Turner Streets, Allentown but check the calendar below for updates and exceptions.

Lehigh Valley - Events of interest for Criminal Justice Reform

ON-GOING EVENTS
  • Sundays, 9:00pm (beginning April 2019)   www.cnn.com Van Jones Redemption Project
    CNN-TV showing of Van Jones' Redemption Project, on restorative justice / criminal justice reform.

  • August 1, 2019 (Thursday, 6:00-8:00pm) 9th & Turner Sts., Allentown, PA
    The Lehigh Valley working group to End Mass Incarceration. The meeting will be held at Resurrected Life Community Church in the church library; RLCC is at the corner of 9th and Turner Streets, Allentown, PA. Enter the church by the red door facing Turner St. There is free off-street parking behind the building.
  • August 7, 2019 (Wednesday, 1:30-3:00pm) Northampton County Reentry Coalition
    Location: Northamapton Human Services Building, Conference Room 3, 2801 Emrick Blvd., Bethlehem, PA 18020
  • August 7, 2019 (Wednesday, 4:00pm) End Mass Incarceration - Easton. The meeting will be held at the Easton Public Market. For more information, contact Dr. Bonnie Winfield.
  • August 7, 2019 (Wednesday, 6:00pm) "Ending Life Without Parole Sentences"
    CADBI Lehigh Valley meeting - Coalition Against Death by Incarceration.
    Location: Reciprocity, 1329 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.
    For further information, phone: 215-900-2602 (Sean), or facebook.com/CADBIPhilly.
  • August 15, 2019 (Thursday, 6:00-8:00pm) 9th & Turner Sts., Allentown, PA
    The Lehigh Valley working group to End Mass Incarceration. The meeting will be held at Resurrected Life Community Church in the church library; RLCC is at the corner of 9th and Turner Streets, Allentown, PA. Enter the church by the red door facing Turner St. There is free off-street parking behind the building.
  • August 23, 2019 (Friday, 7pm) - UUC-LV, Bethlehem, PA
    "Inside/Outside", directed by Nandini Sikand, is a documentary film set in Easton, PA, about women and mass incarceration as they struggle with the challenges of sexual assault, substance abuse and often, motherhood.
    "Fourth Friday Film Series" at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 424 Center St., Bethlehem, PA.
  • September 5, 2019 (Thursday, 6:00-8:00pm) 9th & Turner Sts., Allentown, PA
    The Lehigh Valley working group to End Mass Incarceration. The meeting will be held at Resurrected Life Community Church in the church library; RLCC is at the corner of 9th and Turner Streets, Allentown, PA. Enter the church by the red door facing Turner St. There is free off-street parking behind the building.
  • November 13, 2019 (Wednesday, 1:30-3:00pm) Northampton County Reentry Coalition
    Location: Northamapton Human Services Building, Conference Room 3, 2801 Emrick Blvd., Bethlehem, PA 18020


  • July 18, 2019 (Thursday, 6:00pm) NCC Bethlehem Campus
    The Lehigh Valley working group to End Mass Incarceration. We will have a brief meeting in the College Center, second floor lounge, at Northampton Community College and then participate in a planning session (6:30-8:30pm) with the organizers of the Color of Justice events in Room 220. [NCC Map]
  • July 10, 2019 (Wednesday, 4:00pm) End Mass Incarceration - Easton. The meeting will be held at the Easton Public Market. For more information, contact Dr. Bonnie Winfield.
  • June 26, 2019 (Wednesday: 8:00pm) "True Justice: Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality".
    HBO documentary: Premieres June 26; available on demand June 27. For more information, see www.hbo.com
  • June 21, 2019 (Friday) RESCHEDULED from WEDNESDAY because of rain
    Rally/Press Conference around criminal justice issues at 5pm at 7th & Hamilton, Allentown, followed by a cookout at Reciprocity (6pm-8pm, 1329 Hamilton). Participating groups include Make the Road, PA Student Power, MARCUS, Reciprocity, CADBI and Abolitionist Law Center.
  • June 20, 2019 (Thursday, 6:00-8:00pm) 9th & Turner Sts., Allentown, PA
    The Lehigh Valley working group to End Mass Incarceration. The meeting will be held at Resurrected Life Community Church in the church library; RLCC is at the corner of 9th and Turner Streets, Allentown, PA. Enter the church by the red door facing Turner St. There is free off-street parking behind the building.
  • June 13, 2019 (Thursday, 7:00-9:00pm) "The Color of Justice: Reentry"
    Panel Discussion at Northampton Community College with
    • Marie Bartosh, Northampton County Chief Adult Probation Officer;
    • Kelly Evans, Penna Deputy Secretary of Reentry;
    • Hasshan Batts, Executive Director, Promise Neighborhoods, Lehigh Valley;
    • Nancy Dischinat, Executive Director, Lehigh Valley Workforce;
    • Bonnie Winfield, Journey Home Project;
    • Bobby Apgar, returning citizen.
    Location: Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020 in the College Center, David Reed Community Room (Rm.220).
    This is the third of three forums on "Criminal Justice Reform in the Prison System."
  • Inside/Outside - documentary film at South Side Film Festival
    • June 12, 2019 (Wednesday., 9:20-10:55pm) at Charter Arts School
    • June 15, 2019 (Saturday, 5:20-6:50pm) at Charter Arts School
    "Inside/Outside," directed by Nandini Sikand, is a documentary film set in Easton, PA, about women and mass incarceration as they struggle with the challenges of sexual assault, substance abuse and often, motherhood.
    (See festival website: ssff.org)
  • June 6, 2019 (Thursday, 6:00-8:00pm) 9th & Turner Sts., Allentown, PA
    The Lehigh Valley working group to End Mass Incarceration. The meeting will be held at Resurrected Life Community Church in the church library; RLCC is at the corner of 9th and Turner Streets, Allentown, PA. Enter the church by the red door facing Turner St. There is free off-street parking behind the building.
  • May 22, 2019 (Wednesday, 6:00pm) "Ending Life Without Parole Sentences"
    CADBI Lehigh Valley meeting - Coalition Against Death by Incarceration.
    Location: 1329 W. Hamilton St., Allentown 18102. (You may park in the lot behind the house.)
    For further information, phone: 215-900-2602 (Sean), or facebook.com/CADBIPhilly.
  • May 22, 2019 (Wednesday, 1:30-3:00pm) Northampton County Reentry Coalition
    Location: Northamapton Human Services Building, Conference Room 3, 2801 Emrick Blvd., Bethlehem, PA 18020
  • May 16, 2019 (Thursday, 7:00-9:00pm) NCC Bethlehem Campus
    "Incarceration" Panel Discussion (see www.naacp-eastonpa.org for details)
    Confirmed speakers include: John Wetzel, Secretary, Pennsylvania Department of Corrections; Joseph Welsh, attorney; Bonita Crowe, former employee of Northampton County Corrections; Jamie Rosa, formerly incarcerated; and Theresa Snyder, Educational Guidance at SCI Phoenix.
    Location: Northampton Community College, 3835 Green Pond Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020 in the College Center, David Reed Community Room (Rm.220).
    This is the second of three forums on "Criminal Justice Reform in the Prison System."
  • May 16, 2019 (Thursday, 6:00-6:45pm) NCC Bethlehem Campus
    The Lehigh Valley working group to End Mass Incarceration. We will have a brief meeting in the College Center, second floor lounge, at Northampton Community College (prior to the "Incarceration" event at 7pm). [NCC Map]
  • May 5, 2019 (Sundays, 9:00pm) www.cnn.com Van Jones Redemption Project
    CNN-TV showing of Van Jones' Redemption Project, on restorative justice / criminal justice reform.
  • May 2, 2019 (Thursday, 6:00-8:00pm) 9th & Turner Sts., Allentown, PA
    The Lehigh Valley working group to End Mass Incarceration. The meeting will be held at Resurrected Life Community Church in the church library; RLCC is at the corner of 9th and Turner Streets, Allentown, PA. Enter the church by the red door facing Turner St. There is free off-street parking behind the building.
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Last Updated: 7/20/2019
Created: January 18, 2018