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:

For more information on the panel and for a full event agenda, please visit:

For media inquiries and interview requests, please contact Alexandra Booze, manager of media relations, Charles Koch Institute, at 571-242-6686 or

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