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"A Better Way to Justice: Mass Incarceration, Racial Disparity

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and the Promise of Restorative Justice," a public lecture by Rev. Jerry Hancock

Date: Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Time: 7:00 pm

Duration: 1 hour

Location: Richardson Auditorium, Morse-Ingersoll Hall

Contact: or, Advisor: Bill Conover: 363-2389 / Student coordinator: Leah Shefsky: 773-330-9664

Please join the Beloit College Better Together club and the Spiritual Life Program in welcoming The Rev. Jerry Hancock, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ as he give a public presentation titled "A Better Way to Justice:  Mass Incarceration, Racial Disparity and the Promise of Restorative Justice." 

Rev. Hancock worked for more than 30 years in the criminal justice system as 
a prosecutor and as the Administrator of Law Enforcement Services for the Wisconsin Department of Justice before becoming an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ. In February, 2006, he became the Director of the Prison Ministry Project, which serves prisoners and their families and advocates for prison reform.

A graduate of Colorado College, The University of Wisconsin Law School and Chicago Theological Seminary, Jerry and his wife, the artist Linda Hancock, live in Madison.  Rev. Hancock can be reached at First Congregational United Church of Christ, 1609 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin, 53726 or at

This event is free and open to the campus and community.