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Between Hell and Hope: Teaching Humanity in an Imperfect World


Mar 16 5:30 PM - Mar 16 6:30 PM

A talk by Leanne Lawrence about her experiences teaching students at the Alachua County Jail.

“With the words of Leanne Lawrence, you are introduced to a world of incarcerated, hard human shells of despair. Leanne has the capacity to find the humanity within each of the inmates and brings their stories to page after riveting page. She describes their raw, personal journeys without passing judgement. She has been given a gift because of their trust; her gift to us in return is stories that are haunting and challenging...”

– Sadie Darnell, Sheriff: Alachua County, Florida

Contact: Barbara Hood

Website: http://cms.uflib.ufl.edu/news/index.aspx#20170224C

Location: College of Education, Terrace Room

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