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Tuesday, April 23: Alternatives to a Bigger Jail: A Public Forum

Vote No on New Jail and the Hawkeye Chapter of the ACLU of Iowa are sponsoring a public educational forum on Alternatives to a Bigger Jail. The forum will take place on Tuesday, April 23, at Plaza Room, Hotel Vetro, Iowa City, 7:30 p.m.

Speakers will address ways to stabilize and reduce local incarceration rates, the problem of disproportionate minority contact, architectural alternatives to the current proposal, and ways to provide courtroom space and educational facilities without a large expansion of jail cells.

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