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Lecture / Discussion  |  SOLD OUT: The System and The Aftermath: Life After Prison

Saturday, June 22, 2019, 1 pm–3 am

Peter and Elizabeth C. Tower Auditorium  

This event is SOLD OUT.


TedxBuffalo presents a discussion with five formerly incarcerated Buffalo men, currently on parole.

They will discuss their stories, the struggle of living life with a felony, and how they are navigating their re-entries into “normal” life,  some released after serving 20, 40 years.

Today, these men are active college students working towards their associates degrees through a Houghton College re-entry program.

Following their stories will be a discussion on the current state of American mass incarceration.

The speakers include: Jamie Swanson, Emiel Parks, Joseph Wallace, Patrick Foster, Santo Gonzalez, and Dr. Daniel Smith.

This is a free event.