Sunday, October 26, 2014
WINETASTING AND SILENT AUCTION
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
THE CRIME OF MENTAL ILLNESS
Why are the mentally ill in jail?
Three very knowledgeable speakers will bring us up to date on incarceration of the mentally ill, prison deaths and suicides, and use of restraints and solitary confinement.
• Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe reporter Michael Rezendes, author of the groundbreaking series on Bridgewater State Hospital
• James Pingeon of Prisoners Legal Services
• June Binney, project director of the Criminal Justice Diversion Project at NAMI Mass
6:30 pm Refreshments/social time
7:00 - 8:00 pm Presentations
8:00 - 8:30 pm Time for your questions
Cambridge Public Library
449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138 – Free and open to the public