Lourdes University Hosts Prison Awareness Week Event

Posted Apr 6th, 2016 by Helene Sheets  Category: Education, General Interests


April 7th event addresses “What Works in Juvenile Corrections”

Lourdes University and the Department of Sociology and Justice Studies is pleased to once again host one of the 4th Annual Prison Awareness Week events. On Thursday, April 7, “What Works in Juvenile Corrections” will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. The guest speaker is Kendra Kec, Assistant Court Administrator of the Lucas County Juvenile Court.
“We are delighted to once again support and participate in this Toledoans for Prison Awareness event,” says Dr. Dale Lanigan, Chair of the Sociology and Justice Studies Department. Two other Prison Awareness Week events at St. Andrews Episcopal Church and Wesley United Methodist Church are scheduled earlier that day.

About Toledoans for Prison Awareness
Toledoans for Prison Awareness is a coalition of groups and individuals united by a common goal: to bring the human and institutional crisis of the prisons out of the shadows and into the foreground of policy debate, public awareness and community ministry. For a complete list of Prison Awareness Week events and to learn more about the organization, visitwww.ToledoPrisonAwareness.org.

About Lourdes University
Rooted in the Catholic Franciscan tradition, Lourdes University is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Francis, and offers baccalaureate degrees in a variety of majors as well as graduate degrees in business, education, nursing, organizational leadership, social work, and theology. Community outreach programs include the Appold Planetarium, the Center for Science Education & the Environment, and Lifelong Learning. A member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Lourdes students can also compete in a variety of men’s and women’s sports. Named a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review, Lourdes University is a nationally accredited, veteran and transfer-friendly institution offering a variety of student scholarships. Explore the possibilities online at www.lourdes.edu or by phone at 419-885-3211.

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