Sister Helen Prejean to keynote four-day conference on impacts of crime
Sister Helen Prejean will deliver the keynote address for a four-day conference on community reconciliation and the impacts of crime. The will be held at the St. Charles Center for Faith + Action in New Orleans, 7100 St. Charles Ave.
Designed and facilitated by crime survivors engaged in policy advocacy, wrongfully convicted people and trauma-informed experts, the conference features discussions and workshops focused on successful outcomes through integrating reconciliation at different stages of the criminal legal system.
Dr. Maureen Walker, a psychologist who specializes in healing across race and gender, will open the conference on Thursday evening (Nov. 17). She is the author of When Getting Along Is Not Enough.