MLK Symposium at Dickinson College with Award-Winning Filmmaker

Gideons Army MLK Symp P2

The Dickinson College Office of Diversity Initiatives is pleased to host, Dawn Porter,
producer and director of the documentary, Gideon’s Army,  Thursday, February 6th at 7pm in the Stern Great Room. The documentary follows the lives of three young public defenders working in the Deep South struggling against long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads to ensure justice  and to challenge the assumptions that drive a criminal justice system strained to the breaking point.

In addition to the lecture the following events are also scheduled:

Wednesday, February 5th : Viewing of the documentary Gideon’s Army in its
entirety 7:00p (Dana 110)

Wednesday, February 12th: Community Dialogue: Locked Up-Locked Out,
America’s Incarcerated 6:00p (Social Hall) light dinner served

All events are open to the public