Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at 7 p.m.

In 2012, California amended its “Three Strikes” law, shortening the sentences of thousands of “lifers.” See this unprecedented reform through the eyes of those on the front lines—prisoners suddenly freed, families turned upside down and attorneys and judges wrestling with an untested law. The screening will be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers.

Participants: Kelly Duane de la Vega and Katie Galloway

Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at 5 p.m.

Vonya Quarles uses a multi-pronged approach to criminal justice work. She provides direct services to some of Los Angeles and Riverside county's most vulnerable populations while addressing systemic and structural challenges through advocacy, policy, community organizing and civic engagement. She will present a brief overview of criminalization and the current criminal justice movement. Where is this movement going, and how do we get there from here?