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2018/2019 ~ One Book,One Community: Calendar of Events

Fall 2018 and Spring 2019, selection for our College and Community Read Progam

Overview of Upcoming Events

2018 Calendar of Events *


Fall Kickoff:

Rep. Claire Cronin
on Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Legislation


         Lee Nave, Civilians for Juvenile Justice 

         Brockton Community Agency Reception


         Faculty Lecture: Restorative Justice 

Judges Panel Discussion

          The Envelope Project (through December)

2019 Calendar of Events *


           Spring Art Exhibit:                                                                            Seeing the Humanity in Inhumane Places (through May)


           Spring Kickoff: Adam Foss & Prosecutor Impact


           Panel Discussion – to be announced


           Monique W. Morris, Author Visit                                                        Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools 

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September 25- State Representative Claire Cronin- 3:00pm-4:30pm

Description:This event kicks off the One Book, One Community season with the chosen book "Pushout: the Decriminalization of Black Girls in Schools". Ms. Cronin will be speaking about the recent Criminal Justice Reform bill that she sponsored and passed at the Massachusetts State House.


October 23- Civilians for Juvenile Justice- 12:30pm-1:30pm 

Lee Nave will be speaking about his advocacy work for the Civilians of Juvenile Justice, lobbying for criminal justice reform at all levels of government.


 November 19th- Faculty Lecture: "Restorative Justice, an Old Yet New Approach

Description:Have you heard the phrase "restorative justice" but are not sure what it means? Join in on the open lecture given by Criminal Justice professor Dr. Aviva Rich-Shea to better understand how this approach can revolutionize the current justice system, especially for juvenile offenders.

November 28- Justice at the Bench- 10:00am-11:00am

A panel of judges speak into how they manage juvenile cases and work with lawyers and other groups for the best solutions for juvenile justice.

Venue Information

Unless announced otherwise, all sessions with the author will be held in the Buckley Performing Arts Center.

  • The theater is located inside the performing arts center (Fine Arts (FA) Building)
  • Parking: there are three (3) parking lots adjacent to the building, which is located near the Crescent Street entrance of Massasoit Community College.
  • All events are free and open to the public. 

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