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January 30, 2019


Driven Into Debt: How Parking Tickets and Fines and Fees Burden the Poor

Please note this event is being rescheduled due to the dangerous weather conditions on Wednesday.

When: This event is being Rescheduled, new date to be determined

Where: John Marshall Law School
304 S. State St., Chicago, IL

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Melissa Sanchez, Journalist at ProPublica Illinois

Elliot Ramos, Journalist at WBEZ

Mary Pattillo, Expert on monetary punishment at Northwestern University

Stacey Sutton, Expert on monetary punishment at University of Illinois at Chicago

Kasey Henricks, Expert on monetary punishment at University of Tennessee Knoxville

About the Event: Paying for tickets can be difficult, opening the door to more fees, spiraling debt and escalating punishments. Join ProPublica Illinois, WBEZ and UIC's Institute for Research on Race and Public Policy for a community event bringing journalists and experts on monetary punishment together to discuss how ticket enforcement and fines and fees disproportionately impact Chicago's working poor.

About the Series: The goal of the Legacies of Racism series is to deepen our understanding of the challenges and possibilities of policy efforts to address longstanding racial inequality. These events explore the recent and historic origins of inequalities and ask questions about what it means to try to repair systematic harm done to people and communities.