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One Community, One Book Author Keynote

Thursday, October 21, 2021 7:00pm
Our 2021 One Community, One Book selection is Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Aftermath of Incarceration by Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller. Dr. Miller will join us during the annual Iowa City, City of Literature Book Festival. In this moving text, Dr. Miller presents the story of incarceration and its impact on those it touches, an impact extending far longer than peoples' incarceration and significantly affecting the lives of family and friends also. With the use of personal stories and…
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Webinar: Halfway Home in Johnson County

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The 2021 One Community, One Book selection is Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration by Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller. The week following the Author's Keynote, join us for a special panel moderated by Inside Out Reentry Community. The time will be spent in reflection with formerly incarcerated individuals about Dr. Miller's work and what Halfway Home in Johnson County means for us all. As Jonathan Reuben Miller’s book “Halfway Home” points out, mass incarceration…
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