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Judge The Judges: Candidates Forum

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Monday, April 8, 2019 - 6:00pm
graphic - Judge The Judges: Candidates Forum april 8, 6:30 pm

Join Reclaim Philadelphia and our coalition partners on April 8th at the Friends Center for a judicial candidates forum! From the platform of the Judge Accountability Table (JAT): “Judges have much discretionary power in our courts and are the ultimate decision-makers when it comes to a person’s fate in our criminal justice system.” This year, there will be 7 vacancies in the Philadelphia Courts up for election, and as people with a stake in electing candidates that believe in real justice, safety, and dignity, we deserve to have a voice in who sits on the bench.

At this forum we’ll hear from prospective candidates about why they’re running, and their views on our justice and legal system.

Door Open  at 5:30pm

Location:
Friends Center
1501 Cherry St.
Phila., PA 19102

215) 241-7100

 The organizations of the JAT include:

Reclaim Philadelphia
Project SAFE
Philadelphia DSA -- LILAC
215 People's Alliance
Philadelphia Community Bail Fund
Youth Art and Self-Empowerment Project
Amistad Law Project
Coalition to Abolish Death By Incarceration (CADBI)
The Center for Carceral Communities
ICE out of Courts
Pennsylvania Student Power Network
Make The Road Pennsylvania
DecarceratePA
Black Lives Matter Philadelphia

Childcare will be provided onsite.
Thank you to Philadelphia Lawyers for Social Equity for sponsoring the space!