The Times-Picayune special projects writer (for the moment) Cindy Chang will be at Loyola University tomorrow night to discuss the paper's recent award-winning investigative series Louisiana INCarcerated.

Via Orleans Parish Place Matters:

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Loyola University New Orleans
Roussel Hall (located in the Communications/Music Complex on the corner of St. Charles Avenue and Calhoun Street)
New Orleans, LA

Loyola University’s Institute for Quality and Equity in Education, in conjunction with the Foundation for Louisiana, will host “Louisiana Incarcerated: An Evening with Cindy Chang,” a panel discussion convened to examine the multifaceted issue of the business of incarceration in Louisiana.


The panel will also feature some of Louisiana’s top law enforcement and elected officials, as well as former prisoners and criminal justice advocates:

James Letten, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Louisiana
Marlin Gusman, Orleans Parish sheriff
Rep. Wesley Bishop, Louisiana House of Representatives, District 99
Flozell Daniels, CEO and president, Foundation for Louisiana
Norris Henderson, executive director, Voice of the Ex-Offender
Dana Kaplan, executive director, Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana
Melissa Sawyer, executive director, Youth Empowerment Project
Adrienne Wheeler, J.D. ’11, director, Justice and Accountability Center of Louisiana
Jules D. Edwards III, Judge, 15th Judicial District Court

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