As a part of our series on the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, we are hosting an event discussing Latinos, the prison industrial system, and the U.S. detention regime with a panel of guest speakers. Join hosts Maria Hinojosa and Julio Varela for this episode on NPR’s podcast In the Thick. Panelists include:
- Roque Planas: National Reporter, HuffPost, covering immigration and voting rights issues
- Aisha Davis: Civil rights attorney at Loevy & Loevy
- Luis “Suave” Gonzalez: Formerly incarcerated, prison reform activist
- Diane Guerrero: Actress on Orange is the New Black and author of In the Country We Love
- David Manuel Hernández: Professor researching immigration and detention enforcement
*This event is free and open to the public. No RSVP required.