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 juvenile and criminal legal systems, resulting in safer and healthier communities for all.

Preschool to Prison Pipeline
National Black Child Development Institute – Atlanta, Dr. Bisa Lewis, President

https://www.bcdiatlanta.org/

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Voter/voting disenfranchisement
IMAN (Inner-City Muslim Action Network), Kareemah Hanifa, Community Organizer 

https://www.imancentral.org/atlanta/

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Misdemeanor reform/fines & fees 
Black Voters Matter, Fenika Miller, Senior Statewide Coordinator

https://blackvotersmatterfund.org/

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Raise the Age
EMI GA Network, Pamela Perkins Carn, Co-Convener

https://emiganetwork.org/

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"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.

https://gbpi.org/

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EMI GA Network Slides

Access info about EMI Georgia Network and announcements about upcoming events. and opportunities, including Talk Justice Tuesday and Justice Day 2022

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