Race, punishment, and hope in the prison‐industrial complex.
Laura Magnani in Friends Journal
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Laura Magnani is program director for Healing Justice in the American Friends Service Committee’s San Francisco office. She has done prison work for Friends for over 40 years. She is a member of Strawberry Creek Meeting in Berkeley, Calif. This article was adapted from a plenary talk at the 2014 Friends General Conference Gathering in California, Pennsylvania.Posted in: Features, September 2014
The times we find ourselves in are extremely serious.
Laura Magnani is director of AFSC’s Bay Area Healing Justice Program and has worked on criminal justice issues for over 35 years. She wrote America’s First Penitentiary: A 200 Year Old Failure and coauthored Beyond Prisons: A New Interfaith Paradigm for Our Failed Prison System. She is a member of Strawberry Creek Meeting in Berkeley, Calif.Posted in: AFSC Centennial, Features
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Madeline Schaefer worked as the Friends relations associate at American Friends Service Committee for two years from 2012 to 2014. She grew up attending Radnor (Pa.) Meeting outside of Philadelphia.Posted in: December 2015: Economic Justice and Poverty, Features
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