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a Lehigh Valley working group to
End Mass Incarceration

End Mass Incarceration meetings 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

  • March 4, 2020 - (Wednesday, 4:00pm) End Mass Incarceration - Easton.
    The meeting will be held at the Easton Area Neighborhood Center (EANC). 902 Philadelphia Road, Easton, PA 18042. For more information, contact Ross Marcus, EANC Director.
  • March 4, 2020 (Wednesday, 6:30pm) "Ending Life Without Parole Sentences"
    CADBI Lehigh Valley meeting - Coalition Against Death by Incarceration.
    Location: Reciprocity, 1101 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.
    For further information, phone: 215-900-2602 (Sean), or facebook.com/CADBI-Lehigh-Valley.
  • March 5, 2020 (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.
  • March 19, 2020 (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.
  • April 1, 2020 (Wednesday, 7:00-8:30pm) "Marking Time: Prison Art and Public Culture"
    with Nicole Fleetwood, Professor of American Studies and Art History, Rutgers University. Professor Fleetwood will speak on her new book which is a study of visual art in the era of mass incarceration. Venue: Lafayette College, 104 Kirby Hall of Civil Rights.
    For more information, see this announcement.
  • April 1, 2020 - (Wednesday, 4:00pm) End Mass Incarceration - Easton.
    The meeting will be held at the Easton Area Neighborhood Center (EANC). 902 Philadelphia Road, Easton, PA 18042. For more information, contact Ross Marcus, EANC Director.
  • April 1, 2020 (Wednesday, 6:30pm) "Ending Life Without Parole Sentences"
    CADBI Lehigh Valley meeting - Coalition Against Death by Incarceration.
    Location: Reciprocity, 1101 W. Hamilton St., Allentown.
    For further information, phone: 215-900-2602 (Sean), or facebook.com/CADBI-Lehigh-Valley.
  • April 2, 2020 (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.
  • April 15, 2020 (Wednesday, 7:00-9:00pm) Bail Reform: The Time Has Come!
    "Color of Justice" forum. Invited speakers include:
    • Roseanne Scotti, Former Executive Director, Drug Policy Alliance, New Jersey
    • Judge Glenn A. Grant, J.A.D., Acting Administrative Director of the New Jersey Courts
    • Senator Stewart Greenleaf (R) Montgomery and Bucks Counties, PA (retired)
    • Rev. Gregory Holston, Senior Advisor on Advocacy and Policy for the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office
    • Attorney Mike Lee, Assistant District Attorney and Director of Legislation and Government Affairs, Philadelphia District Attorney's Office.
    Venue: Muhlenberg College: Miller Forum in Moyer Hall. [Campus Map (PDF) ]



  • February 25, 2020 (Tuesday, 7:30pm) Education and Empowerment in the U.S. Criminal Justice System. The Landis Center and Dyer Center will host a panel on prison education programs and how they build confidence and create opportunities for inmates as they reintegrate into society. The panel will include: Location: Dyer Center - 330 Rockwell Center, Lafayette College, Easton, PA.
  • February 25, 2020 (Tues., 12:30-1:30pm) Rally for Fair Commutation, Not Mass Incarceration
    Change of Location: Rallies will be at the offices of Attorney General Josh Shapiro in Philadelphia (1600 Arch St.) and Pittsburgh (546 Forbes Ave.), and not in Harrisburg.
    For details, see this Facebook event. Also see these reports for background on Fair Commutation issues.
  • February 22, 2020 (Saturday, 9am-3pm)True Justice - Bryan Stevenson's Fight for Equality
    A film showing, discussion, and action planning for change. Cost: $10, lunch included.
    Location: Cedarville United Methodist Church, 1092 Laurelwood Rd, Pottstown, PA.
    Please register online by February 17, 2020. Details and registration HERE.
    Sponsored by United Methodist Prison Ministries & Restorative Justice Team.

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Last Updated: 02/26/2020
Created: January 18, 2018