The Economics of Incarceration: Pay Now or Pay More Later? A forum presented by Better People.

Better People invites you to attend our
Semi-Annual Education Forum
The Economics of Incarceration: Pay Now or Pay More Later?
Thursday, June 9, 2011
11:30-1:30

(BYOB – brown bag lunch – water and soda provided)
Irvington Covenant Church
4046 NE Martin Luther King Jr., Blvd.
(enter from Grand Avenue for parking)
Portland, OR 97212-1119

Moderator:
Ken Boddie, KOIN TV – Channel 6 News Anchor & Reporter

Panelists:
Lane Borg, Executive Director, Metropolitan Public Defenders Office,
Multnomah County
Ray Hudson, Addictions Program Manager, Mental Health and Addictions Services Division, Department of County Human Services, Multnomah County
Jamaica Imani, Founder & Executive Director, Purtty Home, Portland
The Honorable Edward Jones, Judge, District Court, Multnomah County
Kevin Mannix, Executive Director, Oregon Anti-Crime Alliance, Salem
Ginger Martin, Director, Transitions, Oregon Dept. of Corrections, Salem
Lt. Vera Pool, Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office, Portland
Craig Prins, Executive Director, Oregon Criminal Justice Council, Salem

Open to the public – no cost

For additional information contact:
Better People
4310 NE Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Portland, Oregon 97211
503 281 2663
http://www.betterpeople.org

Better People is an established employment and counseling program solely dedicated to helping individuals who have legal histories find, keep and excel in well paying jobs with fair, decent employers. We only accept job orders from companies that pay a minimum of $9 per hour plus health benefits.

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