"Swords & Shields" A 21st Century Justice System: Can it be Just for All?

Date: June 24, 2019Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Boulder JCC
6007 Oreg Ave
Boulder, CO 80303
Contact: Nancy LipseyPhone: 303-998-1900Email:

Adam Foss, Founder and President of Prosecutor Impact, is a former Assistant District Attorney in the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office (SCDAO) in Boston, MA. Adam is a fierce advocate for criminal justice reform and the importance of the role of the prosecutor in ending Mass Incarceration. Adam's organization, Prosecutor Impact, seeks to train prosecutors to employ positive, sustainable interventions towards better outcomes for communities.

Adam Foss will discuss and explore the complexities of power, privilege, and opportunity through the lens of the criminal justice system. Along the way, Adam will highlight certain disparities and inequities connected to these topics, that can be observed in the context of the criminal justice system and most other essential aspects of society.
The discussion will guide the audience in contextualizing and identifying how privilege impacts their own lives and communities, and facilitate self-reflection and acknowledgement of the role they play in these dynamics. Audience members from all walks of life, ages, backgrounds, and life experiences will be united through a sense of empowerment to do what they can to change these dynamics and make a difference in the community around them. Not only will the audience walk away with a better understanding of the underlying causes of inequities in the U.S., but also ways they can implement change within their own lives to bring our country one step closer to achieving equity for all.

Presented as a community event in partnership with Boulder County District Attorney Michael Dougherty.

Monday, June 24 | 6 - 9 pm | Free | Register Here