Local Homelessness Advocate Troy Robinson; and MO CURE Conference – Impact of Incarceration on Women and Children

Local Homelessness Advocate Troy Robinson

Troy Robinson is homeless and has shown the community around 35th and Prospect that sometimes those with the least can make the biggest difference. Troy has been collecting clothes, food and more then sharing them with others in need. What Troy is really sharing is love thy neighbor as a way of living the life you have. True revolution is born out of love and maybe that is why the police have given Troy so much trouble.

If you are interested in contacting Troy to help his efforts you can call him at 816-655-8733 or check check out his activities on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/troy.robertson.986?fref=search&__tn__=%2Cd%2CP-R&eid=ARAT8vuUMcvJJnZXqsQ7G9d5jZYL3YX_egjPhY6wuSqRtOkXeOWNyHkipGjdxBaSyAZYMZS9YOTDuf9d

MO CURE Conference – Impact of Incarceration on Women and Children

Some states actually spend more on incarcerating citizens than they do educating them. While those costs have an impact on taxpayers, having a loved one behind bars is even more expensive financially and emotionally. The Department of Corrections often treats family members as suspects and their vendors gouge families with outrageous charges for trying to keep their loved ones healthy and connected.

This year the MO CURE Conference will focus in on the Impact Incarceration has on Families. Host Keith Brown El talks with Edna Harden President of MO Cure, Beverly Livingston of Mothers of Incarcerated Sons and Daughters and Latahra Smith of the KC Freedom Project about the problems families endure when they have a loved one incarcerated.

The Missouri CURE (Citizens United for the Reform of Errants) 16th Annual Conference “Impact of Incarceration on Women and Children” will be held Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 10 AM – 4 PM at 9669 Bellefontaine Rd, St Louis, MO. This year’s conference is sponsored by Mayor Tommie Pierson and commemorates 29 years of struggle and advocating for prisoners’ rights. The keynote speaker is Andrea James of The National Council For Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls. She will be joined by two women pardoned by Governor Grietens, Judy Henderson who spent 36 years incarcerated and Stacy Lannert who has since become an attorney in the St Louis Public Defenders Office.
Admission is free. Lunch is provided. For more information call 314-740-2873 0r 816-377-2873.
Face Book Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/871275963255215/

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