Metropolitan A.M.E. hosts "Stop the Pipeline to Prison: Create Education Opportunities, Jobs and Wealth" on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Moderated by Harvard University Professor Charles Ogletree, this forum features a panel of experts who will address the over-representation of minorities in the prison system.
The forum is co-sponsored through the Daniel Alexander Payne Community Development Corporation, the Bethel Literary Historical Society, and the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. A reception will immediately follow the forum. Dr. Ogletree will also address congregants at both services on Sunday, Nov. 18.
Metropolitan A.M.E. Church is located at 1518 M Street in Northwest. Free [validated at the church] parking is provided at 1615 M Street on weeknights and Saturdays; free parking is available directly in front of the National Education Association on Sundays. By Metro, take the Farragut North [Red Line] or the McPherson Square [Blue/Orange Lines]. For more information visit http://www.metropolitanamec.org%20or call the church office at 202-331-1426.