Events

PLS is proud to hold several events each year that celebrate our donors, collaborators, and colleagues. In addition, PLS holds informative pro bono trainings in prisoners’ rights litigation and coordinates with community coalitions to host public information sessions around prisoners’ issues. Join us for our next event!

Upcoming events:

– October 28, 2019, 5:30pm: Unlock Democracy – Restoring Voting Rights to Incarcerated People
Executive Director Elizabeth Matos will speak about the movement to restore voting rights to incarcerated people in Massachusetts.

– November 14, 2019, 9am – 4:40pm: Taking the “CRIMINAL” Out of “CRIMINAL JUSTICE”
Staff Attorney Bonnie Tenneriello will be speaking at MHLAC’s conference about implementation of the CJRA and solitary confinement oversight.

– November 14, 2019, 5:30pm: Second Chances annual gala
Please join us for our annual gala – we are honored to host Albert Woodfox, survivor, activist, and author.

Past events:

– October 10, 2019: Kickoff for Change
Many thanks to all who attended the launch of the PLS Justice Committee’s Special Initiatives Campaign!

– October 4, 2019: 20th Annual Criminal Law Conference 2019
Litigation Director Jim Pingeon spoke about Medication Assisted Treatment in Corrections.

– June 25, 2019: No Pride in Prison: The Criminalization of LGBTQ People

– March 25, 2019: Legal Services Update: Immigration Detention Conditions Project

– November 29, 2018: Second Chances annual gala

– November 2, 2017: Second Chances annual gala

– Week of March 23, 2017: Mariposa & the Saint

– November 17, 2016: Second Chances annual gala

– April 28, 2016: Fundraiser at Cobblestones of Lowell

– March 24, 2016: Symposium on Solitary Confinement

– Week of March 23, 2016: Mariposa & the Saint

– March 9, 2016: Spring Mixer

– January 28, 2016: Prisoners’ Rights Pro Bono Training

– November 11, 2015: Second Chances annual gala
Read about the gala here!