This event is SOLD OUT.
TedxBuffalo presents a discussion with five formerly incarcerated Buffalo men, currently on parole.
They will discuss their stories, the struggle of living life with a felony, and how they are navigating their re-entries into “normal” life, some released after serving 20, 40 years.
Today, these men are active college students working towards their associates degrees through a Houghton College re-entry program.
Following their stories will be a discussion on the current state of American mass incarceration.
The speakers include: Jamie Swanson, Emiel Parks, Joseph Wallace, Patrick Foster, Santo Gonzalez, and Dr. Daniel Smith.
This is a free event.