EMI GA Network General Meeting
"Call to Action" for Justice Reform
January 24, 2022 general meeting
Panelists discussed a number of reform efforts to promote better outcomes for children and families affected by the youth and criminal justice systems, resulting in safer and healthier communities for all.
Preschool to Prison Pipeline
National Black Child Development Institute – Atlanta, Dr. Bisa Lewis, President
IMAN (Inner-City Muslim Action Network), Kareemah Hanifa, Community Organizer
Misdemeanor reform/fines & fees
Black Voters Matter, Fenika Miller, Senior Statewide Coordinator
Raise the Age
EMI GA Network, Pamela Perkins Carn, Co-Convener
"Unjust Revenue from an Imbalanced Criminal Legal System: How Georgia’s Fines and Fees Worsen Racial Inequity"
Ray Khalfani, policy analyst for Worker, Justice/Criminal Legal Systems, at Georgia Budget & Policy Institute, provides an overview of GBPI's report and toolkit.
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