Jewish Studies Program, Hannah Arendt Center, and Center for Civic Engagement present:
A Discussion with Evie LitwokTuesday, May 8, 2018 RKC 103; Reem-Kayden Center Laszlo Z. Bito '60 Auditorium
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Queer, Jewish, and ImprisonedThis event occurred on: Tue. May 8, 7:30 pm – 9 pm
Evie Litwok spent time in two federal women’s prisons and solitary confinement. Since her release, she has spoken about mass incarceration to universities, community centers, and criminal justice platforms across the country, including the White House Briefing on the Criminalization of LGBTQ People. She is the founder and director of Witness to Mass Incarceration, a digital library of interviews detailing America’s history of mass incarceration through interview accounts from formerly incarcerated men and women. Come hear how age, religion, and sexual orientation shaped Evie’s experiences of incarceration.