Media Advisory: Conyers and Jackson Lee To Unveil Bills To Reform Policing and Youth Incarceration
On Wednesday, July 22, 2015, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) and Judiciary Crime Subcommittee Ranking Member Sheila Jackson lee (D-TX) will unveil a package of legislative proposals to reform policing and youth incarceration.
WHO: House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI)
House Judiciary Crime Subcommittee Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)
Gregory Thomas, the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)
Julie Stewart, President of Families Against Mandatory Minimums (FAMM)
Hillary Shelton, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
Dr. Michael Lomax, President and CEO of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
Suzanne Bergeron, National Urban League (NUL)
Kara Gotsch, Interfaith Criminal Justice Coalition
Paul Prestia, Attorney for the Family of Kalief Browder
WHAT: Press conference to unveil bills to reform policing and youth incarceration
WHEN: Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 11:45 a.m.
WHERE: Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2237, Washington, D.C. (map)
The press conference will be livestreamed. Click HERE to watch live.
Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) is the Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee which has jurisdiction over protecting constitutional freedoms and civil liberties, oversight of the U.S. Departments of Justice and Homeland Security, legal and regulatory reform, innovation, competition and anti-trust laws, terrorism and crime, and immigration reform.