One of the issues suffragists in the 19th century campaigned for, including Rhode Island’s Elizabeth Buffum Chace, was prison reform. What is being done to address the reliance of community safety policies on policing and prisons, overcome biases in the criminal justice system, promote the exercise of justice with equity, and not unjustly burden communities of color?
Jill Harrison – Professor of Justice Studies, Rhode Island College
James Monteiro – Reentry Campus Program
Judge Judith C. Savage – Former RI Superior Court Judge
This discussion will be held remotely via Zoom from 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm. The session is free but preregistration is required.
The (Unfinished) Legacy of the Women’s Suffrage Movement: The Vote, Equity & Reform
The 2020 community discussion series is a partnership between Lippitt House Museum the Providence League of Women Voters.