Past Event

Kamala Harris: Smart on Crime: Elevating the Discussion in Our City, State, and Nation

Thu, Jan 14 2010 - 6:00pm

Smart on Crime: Elevating the Discussion in Our City, State and Nation

Kamala Harris, District Attorney, San Francisco; Candidate, California Attorney General; Author, Smart on Crime: A Career Prosecutor’s Plan to Make Us Safe

Are corrections institutions failing their mission? Many people say that prisoners are leaving the system as increasingly hardened criminals, not rehabilitated citizens. Harris will discuss the program she pioneered for first-time offenders, mixing tough love with job training to straighten out young lives, and will focus on how to reduce recidivism and the cycle of crime confronting numerous communities.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. networking reception, 6 p.m. program, 7 p.m. book signing
Cost: $12 members, $18 non-members, $7 students