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Title: The War on Drugs: A Community Dialogue Add to Google CalendarAdd to Google Calendar
Date: Thursday, September 26, 2013 Export to ICSAdd to Other Calendars
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Address: Varner Recital Hall
Rochester, Michigan 48309
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Contact Name: Amanda Burgess Proctor
Contact Phone: (248) 370-2747
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The OU Criminal Justice Program presents

The War on Drugs: A Community Dialogue

Featuring a screening of the award-winning documentary

Followed by a conversation with the film's director
 Eugene Jarecki

Thursday, September 26th
5:00-9:00 pm


5:00-5:30 p.m. Opening Reception 
Enjoy free refreshments and browse community agency information tables 

5:30-7:30 p.m. Screening of Film

7:30-7:45 p.m. Intermission

7:45-9:00 p.m. Remarks and Q&A with Eugene Jarecki

Audience members will have the opportunity to ask questions of the director


The OU Criminal Justice Program presents an evening of community dialogue about the War on Drugs. The event kicks off with an opening reception featuring free refreshments and information tables representing local criminal justice, mental health, and other social service agencies that serve communities affected by the drug war. Following this reception will be a screening of the award-winning documentary, The House I Live In, winner of the 2012 Sundance Grand Jury Award. The film addresses important social issues related to the drug war including poverty, racism, public policy, and social justice. After a brief intermission, the film’s director, Eugene Jarecki, will address and take questions from the audience. This event is free and open to the public.

Please register for the event using Eventbrite or Facebook.