Netroots Panel on Prohibition, Mass Incarceration, and Racism: Neill Franklin

  • Start: August 11, 2017 2:30 pm (Eastern)
  • End: August 11, 2017 3:30 pm (Eastern)

Hyatt Regency Atlanta in Grand Hall D 265 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Panel is titled “PROHIBITION, MASS INCARCERATION AND RACISM: HOW WE CAN HALT THE PRISON PIPELINE FOR CANNABIS USE”  The panel itself will convene at 2:30 PM and will be moderated by Sharon Ravert. Panel topic: “Millions of people in the United States are incarcerated for cannabis possession, and the majority of those are minorities and the poor. Mass incarceration of minorities and the poor for cannabis possession has been the standard since it was made a Schedule 1 drug. Join us for a conversation about how to push elected officials to make the necessary changes to better our society and halt the prison pipeline for cannabis use.”

This event is open to the public.