Enjoy a Reading with Journalist and Justice Reform expert, Baz Dreisinger
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It is a hub for Pittsburgh’s readers and writers, jazz and small-scale music and performance, and artistic experimentation. It is a home for diverse voices from around the globe – a place where Pittsburgh meets the world and the world meets Pittsburgh. To view more details about all of the events that are scheduled, visit the City of Asylum @ Alphabet City website.
Tuesday, May 8 from 8:00 to 9:30 pm
Enjoy a reading with journalist and justice reform expert Baz Dreisinger who will be presenting her book Incarceration Nations: A Journey to Justice in Prisons Around the World. Dr. Dreisinger works at the intersection of race, crime, culture, and justice. She is the Founding Academic Director of John Jay’s Prison-to-College Pipeline program, which offers college courses and reentry planning to incarcerated men at Otisville Correctional Facility. Dr. Dreisinger regularly speaks about justice reform and prison issues on popular news media and in international settings.