Conversation with San Francisco's New District Attorney, Chesa Boudin
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After San Francisco's first contested District Attorney race in decades, Chesa Boudin claimed victory.
Now, Chesa Boudin wants to give San Franciscans constituents the opportunity to share their vision of a better San Francisco.
Join us at Manny's for the opportunity to get know Chesa, his story, how he plans to create a more just San Francisco, as well as to share your thoughts, ideas, and vision.
Jamal Trulove will be joining Chesa Boudin in conversation. Jamal Trulove spent more than six years in prison for a 2007 murder he did not commit. San Francisco's Police Department was ordered to pay Trulove for framing him. He appears in the highly-acclaimed film "The Last Black Man in San Francisco".
More about Chesa Boudin:
Chesa Boudin is the District Attorney for the City and County of San Francisco. Prior to his election in 2019, Chesa served as a Deputy Public Defender where he tried dozens of cases to verdict and led the office's efforts on bail reform. His work won the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2019 National Champion of Justice Award. A Rhodes Scholar and a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School, Chesa served as a law clerk to two federal judges.
Chesa has translated, edited, and authored several books. His scholarly law articles cover a range of topics such as direct democracy, immigration, institution building, the rights of children with incarcerated parents, and prison visitation policies. Chesa lives in San Francisco with his wife and enjoys surfing in his spare time.
A percentage of proceeds will be donated to Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJC)
More about CJCJ:
The Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice (CJCJ) is a nonprofit nonpartisan organization whose mission is to reduce society’s reliance on incarceration as a solution to social problems.
In pursuit of this mission, CJCJ provides direct services, technical assistance, and policy analysis that work in unison to promote a balanced and humane criminal justice system designed to reduce incarceration and enhance long-term public safety.
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