Rethinking Jail w/ Deputy Public Defender Tal Klement

Rethinking Jail w/ Deputy Public Defender Tal Klement

Join us for Manny's Super Civic Cyber Conversations with Deputy Public Defender Tal Klement on rethinking jail.

**Note: This conversation will be hosted digitally, not in the real live world.**

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The U.S. prison system is one of the most corrupt and harshest human environments. How can we rethink this system to better help rehabilitate those in need?

Join us for a virtual conversation with Deputy Public Defender Tal Klement on ways to rethink jail and what positive changes can be made.

More about Tal Klement:

Tal Klement is a Deputy Public Defender in the San Francisco Public Defender's Office.

Tal graduated with high honors from University of California at Berkeley with a BA in history in 1995. He received his law degree from Yale University and master's in public policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government in 2001.

Tal organized and registered college students to vote on behalf of the Democratic Party in the 1992 presidential election, and he also worked as an aide to Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi. At University of California at Berkeley, Tal founded a summer program and fellowship for people with disabilities interested in public policy. His thesis on the racial implications of Seattle Police Department's drug enforcement practices won the outstanding thesis award and was published.

About Manny's Super Civic Cyber Conversations:

San Francisco and the surrounding 5 counties are in the midst of mandated shelter-in-place. All businesses except those deemed essential are closed and many Bay Area residents and scared, nervous, and wondering about the future.

Manny's, a civic gathering and events space located in the heart of San Francisco, is rising to the occasion to create and promote a month's worth of live civic conversations to distribute needed information, give people the hope, and continue to civically engage the public in a time of need.

About Manny's:

Manny's was opened on election night 2018 to create a physical place for people to go to become better informed and more involved citizens. Since opening we've hosted 17 of the Presidential candidates, over 550 civic events, talks, and gatherings, over 40 members of Congress including Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and leaders across different social justice movements like Alicia Garza, Jose Antonio Vargas, Michael Brune, Cleve Jones, and Gabby Giffords.

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3092 16th Street
San Francisco, CA, 94103