EAD 2015 Promotional Resources

The following promotional items can be used and shared to help spread the word about EAD’s National Gathering and the issues which will be the focus of our educational and lobbying efforts.

EAD National Gathering Brochure and 2015 Insert

Print out copies of the brochure and year-specific theme insert to share with your communities or send copies of the electronic PDF.

EAD 2015 Brochure and Insert

Click the image or here to download a single file of the printable EAD description brochure and 2015 National Gathering Insert (2 per page) to print and share in your community.  You may also download the general brochure only. or a 1 per page 2015 brochure only.


Time is Money: Who’s Making a Buck Off Prisoners’ Families?

The Center for Public Integrity traveled around the U.S. to investigate the growing web of prison bankers, private vendors and corrections agencies … and how they profit off the innocent by shifting costs onto inmates’ families.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Prisons

From July 2014

America’s prisons are broken. Just ask John Oliver and several puppets. In his usual way, John Oliver raises serious issues with a comedic twist.

Unlikely Cause Unites the Left and the Right: Justice Reform

From The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Usually bitter adversaries, Koch Industries and the Center for American Progress have found at least one thing they can agree on: The nation’s criminal justice system is broken.

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“When I Was In Prison….”: Our Faith And The Criminal Justice System

March 10, 2015
Written by Sandy Sorensen

Deeply connected to the recently renewed dialogue about the criminal justice system and the pressing need to address the reality of mass incarceration are issues at the core of our faith tradition. Our understandings of justice, healing, restoration, reconciliation, redemption and transformation are important spiritual resources for us as we wrestle with these issues. Indeed, as people of faith, we are called to this conversation in a significant way, on multiple levels of systemic change, public policy change and individual change.

The teachings of the Gospel particularly challenge us to engage these realities in ways that take us beyond the surface and into true encounter with Jesus.

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