Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and redemption by Bryan Stevenson
Becoming Ms. Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women by Susan Burton & Cari Lynn
Use the link below for the complete list of past One Book selections and resources.
May 12, 1-3 PM Diversity Educational Series
Facilitated by GRC's Devon Klein and featuring One Book author, Ms. Susan Burton, JJ Jackson, Education Reentry Navigator at Evergreen State College, Joe Conniff, Peer Counselor and Resource Manager at King Country Drug Court, and a few other guests.
Hosted by One Book, GRC Reentry Program, ODEI, and GDEC.
Please join One Book and the GRC Reentry Program for our final panel discussion of the year!
June 3: 12:30 - 2 PM
This year we have learned about mass incarceration, racial inequities in the US legal system, the school to prison pipeline, the lack of educational opportunities in prison, innocence and exoneration, addiction and incarceration, and the challenges of reentry.
Please help us wrap up our year and plan for the future with a discussion of why educational reentry programs are essential and some of the amazing work being done in the field.
Help us envision the Reentry Program at Green River!
(in collaboration with Student Life, ODEI, GDEC, and the GRC Reentry Program)
Susan Burton shares her journey from incarceration to supporting over 2,000 women find their freedom, dignity, and purpose to leading a global model for change
(hosted by Student Life as part of the Diversity Educational Series and in collaboration with One Book & the GRC Reentry Program)
(in collaboration with the GRC Reentry Program & FacHouse)
Did you know we have the highest incarceration rate in the world? Ever wonder how we got here? Would you like to learn more about why people were protesting, and what defunding the police actually means? Join Kate Lawson as we look at some of the historical policies and practices that have shaped our current criminal justice system, as well as how we can help push for a more equitable future.
(in collaboration with GDEC, ODEI, Student Life, & GRC Reentry)
In 1993, Jeremiah Bourgeois was sentenced to life in prison without parole for a crime he committed as a fourteen-year-old. Join us as Mr. Bourgeois talks about the path that led to his twenty-seven years of incarceration, his ultimate transformation and release from confinement, and his trials and triumphs during the reentry process. Mr. Bourgeois is currently earning his Law Degree at Gonzaga University and is an advocate for criminal justice reform.
(in collaboration with GDEC, ODEI, & GRC Reentry)