Lectures & Classes

Parlor Talk: Building a Just City

When: Thu., Feb. 2, 6 p.m. 2017

Three speakers, Amanda Alexander, Deanna Van Buren, and Kyle Rawlins, plan to discuss ways to overcome the prison-industrial complex and high rates of incarceration in Detroit. The speakers will talk about how Detroiters can continue to build a new urban landscape that focuses on restorative justice rather than punitive justice. Each speaker is an expert in their own right: Alexander is from the Prison and Family Justice Project at University of Michigan law school, Van Buren is the co-founder of Designing Justice + Designing Spaces, and Rawlins is the founder and principal of Piper-Cadmium Real Property Management in New York City.