FEDERAL AND STATE LEADERS UNITE IN WASHINGTON FOR NEW FAITH & JUSTICE FELLOWSHIP
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Tomorrow, Rep. Krause will join Prison Fellowship, the nation’s largest outreach to prisoners, former prisoners and their families, in launching the Faith & Justice Fellowship—a bipartisan body including members of Congress, state executives and state legislators.
The group’s mission is to build, inform, and inspire a movement of policymakers and voters who believe restorative values like human dignity and redemption should be represented in our national dialogue on criminal justice. The founding members of the Faith & Justice Fellowship include:
• U.S. Sen. Richard Burr, N.C.
• U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, Texas
• U.S. Rep. Danny Davis, Ill.*
• U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, Ill.*
• U.S. Sen Mike Lee, Utah*
• U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis, N.C.
• State Sen. Konni Burton, Texas*
• Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, Mich.*
• State Rep. Rob Hutton, Wis.*
• State Rep. Matt Krause, Texas*
• State Del. Dave LaRock, Va.*
• State Sen. John Proos, Mich.
• State Sen. Cam Ward, Ala.*
OPPORTUNITIES TO PARTICIPATE
Moderator Craig DeRoche, Prison Fellowship’s senior vice president of advocacy and public policy, along with members noted with an asterisk above (state leaders only present on media conference call)
Press briefing and media conference call
Wednesday, May 25, 11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. ET (press briefing) and 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. ET (media call)
Faith & Action building prayer garden (109 2nd St. NE, Washington, DC) and via phone
Sara Marlin, 203.561.6976
To join the media events in person or by phone, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Those joining by phone will be provided a call-in number.
About Prison Fellowship
Prison Fellowship was founded in 1976 by Charles Colson, a former aide to President Nixon who served a seven-month sentence for a Watergate-related crime. Today, the Christian nonprofit is the nation’s largest outreach to prisoners, former prisoners and their families, and a leading advocate for criminal justice reform. With 40 years of experience helping restore men and women behind bars, Prison Fellowship advocates for federal and state criminal justice reforms that transform those responsible for crime, validate victims and encourage communities to play a role in creating a safe, redemptive and just society.
Contact: Clayton Knippa
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