Media Advisory: CKI’s Vikrant Reddy to Testify at U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Public Briefing on Effects of Collateral Consequences

Washington – For the estimated 20 million Americans who are formerly incarcerated, re-entering society can prove a significant challenge. Many face social stigmas and legal restrictions that can prevent them from obtaining employment, education, and housing. To discuss how these collateral consequences impact families and recidivism rates, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights will host a public briefing featuring testimony from Vikrant Reddy, the Charles Koch Institute’s senior research fellow for criminal justice reform.

Event details:

Who: Vikrant Reddy, senior research fellow for criminal justice reform, Charles Koch Institute
What: Public briefing on “Collateral Consequences: The Crossroads of Punishment, Redemption, and the Effects on Communities”
When: Friday, May 19; panel runs from 9:40-11:05 a.m.
Where: The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1331 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Suite 1150, Washington, DC 20425

In addition to being open to the public, the event will be live-streamed: https://www.youtube.com/user/USCCR/videos.

For more information on the panel and for a full event agenda, please visit: http://www.usccr.gov/press/2017/05-10-PR.pdf.

For media inquiries and interview requests, please contact Alexandra Booze, manager of media relations, Charles Koch Institute, at 571-242-6686 or alexandra.booze@cki.org.

More News Stories

10-19-2018 01:10pm

Second Chances Take Many Shapes at Inc. Magazine Startup Event

Small business and startup-focused magazine Inc. is hosting its annual gala this week. One of the topics up for discussion? The role business can play in the formerly incarcerated reentering their communities.

Read more

10-08-2018 08:10am

Afghanistan 17 Anniversary Poll

Read more

10-05-2018 08:10pm

ICYMI: Excellence in Journalism Conference

Read more

Sign up for updates