The Other Collateral Consequences; Subconscious Effects of Incarceration
The impact of the criminal justice system on employment, housing and voting is well known. But what about the other collateral consequences? The ones that implant themselves in our subconscious and continue to shape how we view persons in the system and how they view themselves for decades after the court-imposed sentence ends.
Nicole Price, the owner of Lively Paradox. Nicole is a present day realist but eternal optimist who works with leaders all over the globe – helping them understand their unconscious biases so that we can dismantle systems of oppression one brick at a time. The mission of Lively Paradox is to cultivate perceptive leaders through accountability, self-awareness and intention. They offer high performance workshops and keynote engagements to empower executive professionals and managing directors with the operational tools needed to navigate human-centered leadership.
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Host David Bell will be joined by Nicole Price to will discuss how to recognize these subconscious blind spots in ourselves, how they impact people in our society and what we can do to break free from this mental prison.
Phone – (800)914-9205
Website – http://livelyparadox.com/
Want to discuss these issues with Nicole and others?
Is Blind Justice Really Blind? A Safe Place To Discuss Race.
November 12, 2019, 6pm dinner, 6:30 – 8:30pm Presentation/Discussion
United Believers Church, 5600 E 112th Ter, KCMO
Get ready for a needed conversation with the legal community, community partners (WYRSCH, HOBBS, MIRAKIAN) and others about how they feel and WE FEEL about the justice system in the United States. Is it really blind and fair for everyone? Is everything good the way it is? Or are changes needed to the justice system in the United States especially Kansas City, MIssouri? We feel it is time to take the BLINDFOLDS OFF and let’s begin to make noticeable and systemic changes? Please Reserve your spot at the link below.
The JoJR Calendar for the week of September 30th
Douglas County Smart Justice Strategy Meeting will be held Monday, September 30th 7 PM at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vermont St. Sponsored by ACLU of Kansas – It will take the community uniting together to determine what would our justice system would look like if prisons weren’t overcrowded with non-violent offenders and District Attorneys took a “smart on crime” approach versus a “tough on crime” approach.
The Kansas City Chapter of Missourian’s For Alternatives to the Death Penalty will meet Tuesday, October 1st, from 6:30 to 8pm at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, 4501 Walnut, KCMO.
Most gun injuries and deaths are in fact a result of suicides, homicides, accidental shootings, and intimate partner violence. Tune in to Making Contact Thursday October 3rd, 12:30pm on KKFI 90.1 FM.
Empower Missouri’s, First Friday Forum will meet Friday October 4th, noon at the Kansas City Public Library Central Branch, 14 W 10th St, KCMO. This month’s topic is “What is LIHTC (low income housing tax credit) and how are Kansas City agencies using it?” Register at EmpowerMissouri.org.
The KC Melting Pot Theatre performs King Hedley II, the ninth play in August Wilson’s ten-play cycle that, decade by decade, examines African American life in the United States during the twentieth century. You can join them Friday, October 4th 7-30 PM at Just Off Broadway, 3051 Central, KCMO. Part of your ticket purchase will go to MORE2’s work removing public barriers for people who return home after incarceration. For information contact Lora McDonald at email@example.com