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Bring your community together to learn, share, and discuss America's broken criminal justice system.
Just Mercy Book Club
Just Mercy presents an unforgettable true story about the potential for mercy to redeem us, and a clarion call to end mass incarceration in America—from one of the most inspiring lawyers of our time. Organize a special community read of this bestselling, life-changing book. You can buy the book and download the book discussion guide on our Just Mercy site.
Just Mercy Movie Screening
Based on the bestselling book, the Just Mercy movie presents the story of Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan) and the case of Walter McMillian (Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx), who was convicted and sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit. Invite friends and family to watch and discuss the award-winning film. Download the discussion guide to help spark meaningful conversation about the film.
The Sun Does Shine Community Read
An Oprah Book Club pick, Anthony Ray Hinton’s bestselling book tells the story of his 30 years on Alabama’s death row for a crime he didn’t commit. This unforgettable book shows how you can take away a man’s freedom, but you can’t take away his imagination, humor, or joy. Organize a community read and learn more about Mr. Hinton’s dramatic journey.
Screen Emmy Winner True Justice
True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality follows 30 years of EJI’s work on behalf of the poor, the incarcerated, and the condemned. The Emmy winning documentary film from HBO can be seen free of charge online, and you can find a discussion guide on our website to help you engage viewers in a powerful post-screening discussion.