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Maryland Catholic Conference to host town hall on youth justice system reform

The Maryland Catholic Conference, public policy arm of the state’s Catholic bishops, will host a Jan. 12 virtual town hall on reform of Maryland’s youth justice system 7-8 p.m.

Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori, Sen. Jill P. Carter (D-41) and Del. Sandy Bartlett (D-32) will be joined by James Dold, CEO of Human Rights for Kids, and Krystal Williams of the Maryland Office of the Public Defender to discuss proposed reforms. Andre Hepkins of WBAL-TV will moderate the conversation, and Rev. Marlon Tilghman, pastor of Ames United Methodist Church will lead the opening prayer.

The town hall will be streamed on Facebook Live and YouTube.

Jan. 12 marks the opening day for the Maryland General Assembly’s 2022 legislative session.

For more information and to watch, visit www.mdcatholic.org/youthjusticereform.

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