The Ella J. Baker House

Community Meeting on Habitual Offender Bill Dec. 21

On Wednesday, December 21, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. there will be a Community meeting on the proposed three strikes bill for Massachusetts. The meeting will be held at Saint James African Orthodox Church, 50 Cedar Street, in Roxbury, MA 02119. Speakers will include Prof. Charles J. Ogletree Jr., founder and director of the Charles H. Houston Institute on Race and Justice, Harvard University School of Law; Robert Lewis, Jr. Vice President Program, The Boston Foundation; Rev. Eugene Rivers, President and Founder, the Ella J. Baker House; Benjamin F. Thompson, Executive Director, Criminal Justice Policy Coalition. Come to the meeting to hear how recent legislation passed in the Massachusetts Senate will have a dramatic impact on our communities. Please RSVP by email by December 16, 2011.

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