Bryan Stevenson is the executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama, and a professor of law at New York University School of Law. He has won relief for dozens of prisoners, argued five times before the Supreme Court, and won national acclaim for his work challenging bias against the poor and people of color. He has received numerous awards, including the MacArthur Foundation "Genius" Grant.
Partners presenting this talk and organizing follow up dialogues are: The Well, First African Methodist Episcopal Church, First United Methodist Church, Call of Compassion Northwest, The Church Council of Greater Seattle, and Seattle University School for Theology and Ministry. This event is being held at Seattle First United Methodist Church, 180 Denny Way, Seattle, WA 98109. Tickets are $30 for general admission, $20 for student admission, and scholarships are available upon request.
Save the date: Continuing the Community Dialogue on Race - Saturday, April 30, 2016, 9 am - 12 pm, First AME Church, 1522 14th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122.