Sonja Sohn of The Wire to Speak at the 2014 Media for a Just Society Awards

Sonja Sohn of The Wire to Speak at the 2014 Media for a Just Society Awards

April 30, 2014 | by The National Council on Crime and Delinquency | Media for a Just Society Awards

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NCCD is pleased to announce that Sonja Sohn, star of HBO’s The Wire and founder of the nonprofit ReWired for Change, will be the keynote speaker for our 2014 Media for a Just Society Awards. The event will take place on October 15, 2014, at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco.

NCCD is pleased to announce that Sonja Sohn, star of HBO’s The Wire and founder of the nonprofit ReWired for Change, will be the keynote speaker for our 2014 Media for a Just Society Awards. The event will take place on October 15, 2014, at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco. The Media for a Just Society Awards are the only national recognition of media whose work furthers public understanding of criminal justice, juvenile justice, child welfare, and adult protection issues. You can read more about Sonja’s work at ReWired for Change in this Washington Post article.

Join us for hors d’oeuvres, drinks, and celebration as we honor the 2014 winners including Ryan Coogler, the writer/director of Fruitvale Station, which is the 2014 Media for a Just Society Distinguished Achievement Award honoree.

The ceremony will be a spectacular event attended by a diverse array of guests from national foundations and corporations, the legal community, media, the tech sector, government agencies, and community-based agencies. Purchase your tickets here.

To see a list of this year’s Media for a Just Society Awards finalists, click here. To learn about the 2014 Media for a Just Society Awards judges, click here.

We look forward to seeing you in October!