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The Athlete’s Foot and REFORM Alliance Staff Up for Nationwide City Corridor in Atlanta

The Athlete’s Foot and REFORM Alliance Staff Up for Nationwide City Corridor in Atlanta


The specialty footwear and way of life chain, The Athlete’s Foot (TAF) is partnering with REFORM Alliance, a number one nationwide group whose mission is to rework probation and parole by altering legal guidelines, methods and tradition, for a city corridor in Atlanta on Oct. 6, 2022.

The occasion will characteristic a dialogue about methods to enhance probation and parole insurance policies, shut the revolving door between supervision and incarceration, and enhance security and well-being in communities.

The in-person occasion will happen at Plywood Place, 933 Lee St SW b1, Atlanta, Ga. 30310 from 6:30 p.m. to eight:00 p.m. EST and can host REFORMers, native Atlantans, and particular invited company. The occasion will even be streamed dwell for a nationwide viewers. 

The city corridor will embody a panel dialogue, Q&A and remarks from particular company together with Grammy Nominated Producer ATL Jacob, Georgia Justice Challenge’s Elizabeth Rainwater, and REFORM Alliance’s Britton Smith, amongst others.

Darius Billings, senior director, Product & Advertising and marketing (TAF) shares, “Partnering with the REFORM Alliance is strategically aligned with TAF’s mission to take part in obligatory conversations on social points and to assist increase consciousness on these essential matters.”

He continues “We as an organization consider in actively giving again to the communities we serve and sit up for an open and trustworthy dialog on how we are able to help in making a change in probation and parole reform.” 

Britton Smith, senior director, Membership (REFORM Alliance) shares “We’re excited to carry such an unimaginable group of leaders collectively in Atlanta for a dialogue about how we are able to reimagine our parole and probation methods nationwide. When we have now influencers like ATL Jacob, who has firsthand expertise with the system; companions like The Athlete’s Foot, who’re devoted to true company citizenship; and our allies on the Georgia Justice Challenge, who’ve helped us move actual reforms in Georgia, we are able to have interaction in a really significant and impactful dialog. Come hear about what’s attainable when unlikely allies come along with the aim of bringing extra security and extra wellbeing to our communities.”

Georgia has extra individuals on probation than every other state within the nation, with greater than 200,000 individuals – or one in each 18 adults – on probation. In 2021, REFORM Alliance and its companions on the Georgia Security Coalition, together with the Georgia Justice Challenge, championed Senate Invoice 105. The laws handed with overwhelming bipartisan assist and was signed into legislation by Governor Kemp. SB105 created uniform eligibility standards, standardized and streamlined proceedings, and courtroom requirements to advance equity and fairness in early probation termination processes. 1000’s of Georgians are eligible for early termination of their probation through SB105.



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