The League of Women Voters of Hancock County will host a movie screening and panel discussion at the H.J. Ricks Centre for the Arts to conclude the community read of Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson. The screening of Just Mercy begins at 6:00 PM, followed by a community forum at 8:30 PM.
Brent Eaton - Hancock County Prosecutor
Michael Cunegin - Retired police officer, former Allen County Councilman, former Indiana Commissioner for the Social Status of African Americans, ordained minister
Rev. Patty Franklin - Ordained minister with the Evangel Church, Greenfield. Instructor and Dean of Evangel Bible Institute.
Erin Kelly - Spirit and Place Facilitator
$5.00 at the door or free by completing a short survey at http://hcp.li/justmercy
Doors Open: 5:30 PM
Movie Start Time: 6:00 PM
Panel Start Time: 8:30 PM
Panel End Time: 9:45 PM
The Library offers two free study guides for Just Mercy to prepare for the discussion:
📑 Summary and Analysis of Just Mercy - https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11854857
📑 Summary of Just Mercy - https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11697286
“It is necessary to recognize the fact that we all need mercy, we all need justice, and-perhaps- we all need some measure of unmerited grace.”
This event is made possible by the following sponsorships: The League of Women Voters of Hancock County, Indiana Humanities, Hancock County Community Foundation, Keihin IPT Manufacturing, Ninestar, Linda Dunn, PSI IOTA XI (Upsilon Chapter), and the Hancock County Public Library.
This project is made possible by a grant from the Indiana Humanities in cooperation with the National Endowment for the Humanities.