February 26, 2019 - 9 AM to 2 PM - Sloppy Floyd Building
On February 26, 2019, Georgia Justice Project and the Justice Reform Partnership will come together to host the 8th Annual Justice Day at the Capitol.
Justice Day will bring together a wide array of community members and organizations to show our legislators that ALL Georgians deserve true criminal justice reform and the demand for change is strong.
The program at the Sloppy Floyd building will feature leaders in the criminal justice reform movement. Individuals directly impacted by the justice system and their families will speak about their experiences and lead the lobbying efforts in the Capitol, highlighting the issues of juvenile justice, bail reform, restriction and sealing of convictions; and mental and behavioral health.
The speakers on the program include:
· Tatiana Lima, Policy and Legal Associate, Women on the Rise: Racial Justice Action Center
· Douglas Ammar, Executive Director, Georgia Justice Project
· Rabbi Peter S. Berg, The Temple
· Marissa Dodson, Public Policy Director, Southern Center for Human Rights
· Roberta “Toni” Meyers, Director of State Strategy & Reentry, Legal Action Center
· Natasha Alladina, Equal Justice Works Georgia Housing Corps Fellow
· Kaitlyn Barnes, Policy Fellow, Barton Child Law and Policy Center
· Representative David Dreyer, D – Atlanta, District 59
· Pamela Winn, Founder, RestoreHER
· Yusef Salaam, Activist and Inspirational Speaker
· Josie Duffy Rice, Senior Reporter for The Appeal, Senior Strategist for The Justice Collaborative
· Marlon Peterson, Writer and Host of DEcarcerated Podcast
· Nse Ufot, Executive Director, New Georgia Project
· Marilynn Winn, Executive Director, Women on the Rise
· Sara Totonchi, Executive Director, Southern Center for Human Rights
· Imam Furqan Muhammad, Masjid Al-Mu'minun
If you’re interested in getting involved before Justice Day, check out Talk Justice Tuesdays. Each and every Tuesday while your elected officials are in session, come to the state capitol to learn about a different issue in the fight for criminal justice reform in Georgia. Speak to your elected officials and tell them which issues matter to YOU.