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“Key issues for MA prison reform work”  with Atty. Elizabeth Matos

When: Sunday, October 25, 2020, 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street • Boston
Elizabeth Matos will discuss timely issues in prisoners’ rights work in the Commonwealth today such as protecting those incarcerated from the ongoing threat of COVID, ending the use of solitary confinement, officer brutality behind the walls, and barriers to rehabilitation and reentry like the cost of prison phone calls and lack of access to family visitation. 
 
• Elizabeth Matos has been working at PLS since 2011 and has been the Director since 2018. She has litigated cases on behalf of prisoners with disabilities, transgender prisoners, and against the use of solitary confinement. Prior to working at PLS, she litigated cases involving the school-to-prison pipeline, access to housing, and immigration matters. Prior to law school Elizabeth worked at the MIRA Coalition on undocumented immigrant rights issues and with grassroots human rights organizations in Mozambique.
 
music by Dean Stevens
Dean Stevens is an exuberant performer of distinctive style and wit, he combines an intricate, 
self-taught guitar style with a versatile and expressive singing voice.
 

Due to Corvid-19 Community Church of Boston is closed. This is an online event.

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Community Church of Boston is located at
565 Boylston Street, 2nd fl., Boston, MA 02116

web: www.communitychurchofboston.org;
email: info@communitychurchofboston.org; tel: 617-266-6710
 

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