Thursday, September 21, 2 PM - 4 PM E.T.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Room: 144A
On Thursday, September 21 at 2 p.m. ET in Washington D.C., Innocence Project will be hosting a panel at the Congressional Black Caucus. This event is open to the public.
“Innocence Denied: Exploring the Intersection of Race, Bail and Guilty Pleas” will be moderated by Innocence Project’s Special Counsel for New Initiatives Chantá Parker with the following speakers:
- Tara Andrews Huffman – Director of the Open Society Institute’s Criminal and Juvenile Justice Program
- Rodney Roberts – Exoneree and founder of the Rodney Roberts Foundation
- Kristin Henning- Director of Georgetown University’s Juvenile Justice Clinic
Follow the conversation on Twitter #InnocenceDenied.
Thanks to the generosity of U.S. Rep. Al Green, a passionate advocate for the wrongly convicted, for hosting us at the CBC:
On January 3, 2017, Representative Al Green began his seventh term serving Texas’ 9th Congressional District. Rep. Green sits on the Financial Services Committee and serves as Ranking Member on the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee. He attended Tuskegee University, Florida A&M University, and Howard University. Before receiving an undergraduate degree, he enrolled in the Thurgood Marshall School of Law, where he earned his Juris Doctor degree in 1973. Rep. Green is a member of the NAACP and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.