Peter Wagner to be honored by the Center for Church and Prison

by Leah Sakala, November 18, 2011  

Tomorrow marks the formal launching of the Center for Church and Prison, a faith-based research organization dedicated to reducing incarceration and recidivism. The inaugural event in Cambridge, Massachusetts will feature music and theater, and honorees at the event will include PPI’s Executive Director, Peter Wagner.

The Center for Church and Prison has been instrumental in working to remedy the problem of prison-based gerrymandering in Massachusetts. For example, the Center organized “Black Community Losing Power: Counting Inmates In the Wrong Place,” a highly successful public forum and panel discussion about prison-based gerrymandering.

We’re looking forward to celebrating with the Center for Church and Prison at tomorrow’s event, and hope to see you there if you’ll be in the New England area! Please check out the event website for tickets and more information

2 Responses

  1. Rosaleen Crotty-Ehinger says, 5 days, 2 hours after publication:

    Mr. Wagner,

    Congratulations on your recent honor from the Center for Church and Prison. Your excellent work will surely see real change in your life time and hopefully sooner rather than the far end of said life!

    Rosaleen, Germany

    1. Peter Wagner says, 5 days, 3 hours after publication:

      Thanks Rosaleen! Your continued support means a lot. Are you following the Prison Policy Initiative on Facebook? As soon as I have a chance I’ll post some of the photos from the event there.
      -Peter

Meet us

  • April 22, 2015:
    Executive Director Peter Wagner will be at Colby College in Waterville Maine to speak about “The Geography of punishment: Reflections on inequity in mass incarceration” at 7pm.
  • April 28, 2015:
    Policy & Communications Associate Bernadette Rabuy will be attending the Smith College Student Government Association’s Hampshire County Criminal Justice Meet and Greet on Tuesday, April 28 from 5-7pm at the Carroll Room at Smith College Campus Center.
  • May 11, 2015:
    Peter Wagner and Bernadette Rabuy will be in NYC for the book launch party for Jason Stanley’s How Propaganda Works at 67 Orange. The party — and the royalties from the book — are to benefit the Prison Policy Initiative.

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Events

  • April 22, 2015:
    Executive Director Peter Wagner will be at Colby College in Waterville Maine to speak about “The Geography of punishment: Reflections on inequity in mass incarceration” at 7pm.
  • April 28, 2015:
    Policy & Communications Associate Bernadette Rabuy will be attending the Smith College Student Government Association’s Hampshire County Criminal Justice Meet and Greet on Tuesday, April 28 from 5-7pm at the Carroll Room at Smith College Campus Center.
  • May 11, 2015:
    Peter Wagner and Bernadette Rabuy will be in NYC for the book launch party for Jason Stanley’s How Propaganda Works at 67 Orange. The party — and the royalties from the book — are to benefit the Prison Policy Initiative.

Not near you?
Invite us to your city, college or organization.

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