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Just Mercy Book Read and Community Discussion

Hosted by the League of Women Voters of Hancock County

 


The Just Mercy Book distribution and community read officially kicked-off in March.

  • Read the book and pass it on!

  • Finish survey to receive a movie admission, in-person or online

  • Attend movie showing at Rick's Theater on Thursday, May 6th

  • OR
  • Stream the movie online from home (April 30-May 1)

  • Join the conversation after!


    Finished Reading? Complete the Survey: here


Interested in additional reading after the book? Learn about the Equal Justice Initiative and more behind Just Mercy at https://justmercy.eji.org/

Event Details:

The League of Women Voters of Hancock County announces the showing of Just Mercy Thursday, May 6 at 6 pm at the Ricks Theater, Greenfield followed by a Community Forum at 8:30 pm.

We understand that this is a serious time commitment to tackle a serious conversation... attendees that are only able to attend the movie showing or panel discussions are welcome

Featuring:

Brent Eaton - Hancock County Prosecutor
Michael Cunegin - Retired police officer, former Allen County Councilman, former Indiana Commissioner for the Social Status of African Americans, ordained minister
Patty Franklin - Associated with the Evangel Church, Greenfield
Erin Kelly - Spirit and Place Facilitator 
       
Admission:
$5.00 at the door or free admission with survey completion

Event Agenda:
Doors Open: 5:30 PM
Movie Start Time: 6:00 PM
Panel Start Time: 8:30 PM
Panel End Time: 9:45 PM
    
“It is necessary to recognize the fact that we all need mercy, we all need justice, and-perhaps- we all need some measure of unmerited grace.”

JustMercyMoviePoster

Slideshow
Just Mercy Books

Check out different groups in the community that have accepted books to distribute!

Sponsored by:

This event is made possible by the following sponsorships: The League of Women Voters of Hancock County, Indiana Humanities, Hancock County Community Foundation, Keihin IPT Manufacturing, Ninestar, Linda Dunn, PSI IOTA XI (Upsilon Chapter), and the Hancock County Public Library.

This project is made possible by a grant from the Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.