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“Jesus Saved an Ex-Con”: Political Activism and Redemption after Incarceration

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
4:00pm – 6:00pm

Storrs Campus
Manchester Hall, Basement Lounge

In Jesus Saved an Ex-Con (NYU Press 2018), Edward Orozco Flores sheds light on how former gang members and formerly incarcerated persons wage campaigns to expand the rights of those with criminal records. Flores profiles Community Renewal Society and LA Voice, two faith-based organizations in Chicago and Los Angeles.


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