Miami Presents: A conversation with the Equal Justice Initiative

Presented on: Thursday, October 29th at 7:00 PM EDT

Organizational and Social Change

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Join the Miami University Alumni Association on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 7:00 p.m. ET for presentation and discussion with Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) Staff Attorney, Ashley Adams.

Ms. Adams will present about EJI's efforts in criminal justice reform and racial justice narrative change as highlighted in the best-selling book and major motion picture Just Mercy and its relevance in 2020. Ms. Adams will give a first-person account of EJI's difficult line of work to impact positive change. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about local and national opportunities to influence change in these key areas.

Ashley Adams, EJI Staff Attorney, earned a B.A. from Vanderbilt University in 2008 and graduated from the University of Tennessee College of Law in 2011. Prior to joining EJI in 2017, she was Assistant Public Defender and District Court Supervisor for the Tuscaloosa County Office of Public Defender, represented indigent clients as a trial attorney with Jefferson County Public Defender’s Community Law Office in Birmingham, Alabama, and conducted civil litigation as an associate attorney at Gaines Gault Hendrix, P.C., in Birmingham.

This event is free to attend, but registration is required. 

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