Religion and Incarceration: A Dinner Conversation with two Prison Chaplains
Location: Murray-Dodge Hall
Date/Time: 11/14/11 at 5:30 pm - 11/14/11 at 7:00 pm
Two prison chaplains, Imam Talib Abdur-Rashid and Reverend Maria Lopez will lecture and lead a discussion on Religion and Incarceration in America.
Imam Talib Abdur-Rashid is the former Imam for Sing Sing Prison, and remains a prison chaplain in New York. He is also the Imam for the Mosque of Islamic Brotherhood, in Harlem. Reverend Maria Lopez was the senior chaplain at Bedford Hills Women's Prison, and the pastor of New Cornerstone Church in Brooklyn. Both Imam Talib and Reverend Lopez have years of experience working with prisoners, as well as assisting former inmates re-entry their communities. They offer a unique and personal perspective on our incarceration system and the role of religion in America.
Free and open to the public. Cosponsored by the Religious Life Council, Center for African American Studies and the Program in Law and Public Affairs.
Department: Center for African American Studies