From Wrongful Incarceration to Community Mobilization

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Date(s) - Monday, March 5
6:00 pm

UCSB Multicultural Center


Held in the MCC Theater.

Jerome Morgan was wrongfully convicted of a crime of murder on a 16 year old before being exonerated after 20 years on a sentence to die in Angola Prison (LSP) . He will speak about his life before incarceration, surviving and fighting for freedom while inside Angola Prison, and his work with Students at the Center and Youth Activism.

Morgan, along with Robert Jones and Daniel Rideau, is the co-founder of Free-Dem Foundations, Inc. and has co-authored the 2017 book Unbreakable Resolve:Triumphant Stories of 3 True Gentlemen.

Established in 2017, Free-Dem Foundations, Inc. is a nonprofit community-based youth organization that partners with local businesses and nonprofit organization. to help our disregarded youth with the critical transition from childhood to adulthood. The organization is rooted in vocational training, community engagement, youth leadership/advocacy and pre-adult transitional services.

Questions about Free-Dem Foundations events? Contact Professor George Lipsitz at or Diane Fujino, CBSR Director, at or (805) 893-3914.