Hiring Formerly Incarcerated People for Home Demolitions in Baltimore

Baltimore vacantsJanuary 26, 2016 – Segment 2

We have a conversation about a proposal to hire formerly incarcerated people for home demolition work in Baltimore. With: Michael Scott, Chief Equity Officer/President/Co-Founder of Equity Matters; Dr. Marisela Gomez, physician, community activist and author of Race, Class, Power, and Organizing in East Baltimore: Rebuilding Abandoned Communities in America; John Comer, Lead Organizer for Maryland Communities United; Charles Ellison, political strategist and Host of The Ellison Report on WEAA; Diamonte Brown, Director of Out For Justice; Eddie Conway, former Black Panther leader and former political prisoner; and Dominique StevensonProgram Director for the American Friends Service Committee. Conway and Stevenson are co-authors of Marshall Law: The Life and Times of a Baltimore Black Panther.

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