Rice University Department of Religion

(Church & Society Series) Raise the Age: Juvenile Justice in Texas, May 21, 2017, 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Lecture/Lecture Series

Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance

Speaker:
Jay Jenkins
Project Attorney

From: Texas Criminal Justice Coalition

Location:
St. Philip Presbyterian Church
4807 San Felipe
Houston, Texas
USA

Abstract:
Compassion, generosity, and serving those who life has marginalized are central tenets of many faith and philophical traditions. This series of talks raises awareness and provides opportunities to put social justice into practice. Discover how raising the age of juvenile justice can build stronger families and communities through rehabilitative services and legal protections.

Jay Jenkins
Jay Jenkins, J.D. Serves Texas Criminal Justice Coalition as the Project Attorney in Harris County (Houston), where he continues TCJC's efforts to support the work of the local Public Defender's Office while assisting TCJC in promoting broader criminal justice reforms throughout the county.