|Oct 9 & 10 Council on Crime and Justice 50th anniversary events||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Fred H Olson (fholsoncohousing.org)|
|Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 12:22:33 -0700 (PDT)|
Oct 9 & 10 Council on Crime and Justice 50th anniversary events from Abbie Haluska <haluskaa [at] crimeandjustice.org> The Council on Crime and Justice, an independent, non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that has been a leader in the field of social and criminal justice in Minnesota since 1957, will host two major events in October 2007, in celebration of our 50th Anniversary. Both events will be extraordinary, both will draw significant audiences, and will undoubtedly attract considerable media attention. On Tuesday, October 9th, at 6:30 p.m., Malcolm Gladwell, the award-winning author of "Blink" and "The Tipping Point", will speak at the Council's annual Equal Justice Benefit at the Pantages Theater * in Minneapolis. Gladwell's speech will be based on a major study undertaken by the Council on the occasion of our 50th year, and will focus on Minnesota's Tipping Point. On Wednesday, October 10th, at an all day (9 a.m. to 4 p.m.) public Forum at the Minneapolis Convention Center * , the findings of the study addressed in Gladwell's speech will be fully unveiled. The study examines policy shifts, changes in societal attitudes and other key developments in Minnesota over the past 50 years that have influenced the way our justice system works today. It will also consider changes that need to occur to improve our justice system. At the Forum, we will develop a Framework for Minnesota's Future, one that will enhance both justice and public safety over the next 50 years. For ticket and sponsorship information, please contact Katie Fitzpatrick at 612-596-9473 or fitzpatrickk [at] crimeandjustice.org or visit our website at www.crimeandjustice.org <http://www.crimeandjustice.org/> . For general information, please contact Guy Gambill at 612-596-7628 or gambillg [at] crimeandjustice.org. * The Pantages Theater is located at 710 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403. * The Minneapolis Convention Center is located at 1301 2nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403. The Council on Crime and Justice is located at 822 South 3rd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55415. We hope to see you there! Abbie Haluska Council on Crime and Justice 612-348-7874 ext. 242 haluskaa [at] crimeandjustice.org
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