Justice or Just Us: Race, Ethnicity and Mass Incarceration Symposium
Thursday, May 13, 2010
9:30 a.m. 7:00 p.m.
UCLA Neuroscience Research Building - Auditorium
635 Charles E. Young Drive South, Los Angeles, CA 90095
The day-long symposium will examine the societal costs of current criminal justice policies and the consequences of such policies in particular for communities of color. The program will feature noted scholars, as well as community activists.
- 9:30 10:00
- 10:00 10:30
- 10:30 12:00
- 12:00 1:00
- 1:00 2:30
- 2:30 2:45
- 2:45 4:00
- 4:00 4:15
- 4:15 6:00
- 6:00 7:00
- Continental breakfast
- Opening remarks
- Restoring Justice and Reforming Immigration Policy
- Incarceration as a Tool of Racial Oppression & Social Control
- Impact of Mass Imprisonment on Community and Family
- What is to be Done? Tearing Down the Golden Gulag
Registration is FREE and open to the public. RSVP here.
Continental breakfast, a boxed lunch and afternoon coffee break will be provided to all registrants.
Parking for the symposium will be in Lot 9. Transfer permits will be available for UC permit holders, as well UCLA yellow permit holders. All other day visitors must pay $10 per vehicle. To get a transfer or day permit, please stop at the parking kiosk located on Westwood Boulevard between Charles E. Young South and Strathmore. (UCLA blue and X permit holders do not need to get a transfer permit before parking.)
We encourage commuter participants to arrive early to ensure ample time to park and check-in before the start of the days program.
The Hotel Angelino (170 N. Church Lane, Los Angeles) is offering a discounted rate of $129/night plus 14% tax on a space available basis. Reservations can be made by calling 310.476.6411.
The Hotel Angelino provides complimentary shuttle service on a first come first served basis to and from the UCLA campus every ½ hour from 7:00 am 10:30 pm. Advance reservations must be made by calling 310.476.6411 or stopping by the front desk.
There are additional hotels near UCLA that offer competitive rates.
Sonya Gavin, UCLA Graduate Division, email@example.com, 310.206.3269.
UCLAs American Indian Studies Center, Asian American Studies Center, Chicano Studies Research Center, Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, Institute of American Cultures and Graduate Division.