Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice Hosts ‘Voices for Votes’ Public Forum

WHO:   Byron Cotter, director, Alternative Sentencing Unit, Defender Association of Philadelphia

Charles Ellison, political strategist and Washington correspondent, Philadelphia Tribune, and contributing editor,

Shira Goodman, executive director, CeaseFire PA

Kelly Kroehle, director, The Bryson Institute of Attic Youth Center      

Nikki Adeli, board president, Student Voice

Amy Castro-Baker, assistant professor, Penn School of Social Policy & Practice

Sean Foley, president, Penn Democrats; logistics director, Penn Model Congress

Siobhan Reardon, president and director, Free Library of Philadelphia

Mitchell X. Chan, chief of staff, Penn College Republicans.  

WHAT:           “Voices for Votes: Real Talk on the Key Social Justice Issues for the 2016 Presidential Election”

WHEN:           Saturday, Sept. 19, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE:         Fitts Auditorium, Golkin Hall of Penn Law School, 3501 Sansom St.

John Jackson, dean of the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania will offer welcoming remarks. Sara Lomax-Reese, president and general manager of WURD Radio, will moderate the non-partisan discussion. The event is free, but registration is required at “Voices for Votes” is part of SP2's efforts to advance social justice and societal transformation through education, research and civic engagement. It is a prelude to the release of “SP2’s Penn Top Ten Social Justice Issues for the 2016 Presidential Election,” a publication and multimedia package.

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