Online Panel Discussion of "Just Mercy" - a Story of Justice and Redemption

Location: Online - Facebook (Youngstown State Alumni and Friends Virtual Book Club)

Free and open to the public. Hosted by Youngstown State Alumni and Friends Virtual Book Club, YSU MAAG Library, and the Mahoning Public Library


Join panelist online as they discuss issues related to racial justice and the book "Just Mercy," by Bryan Stevenson. Panelist include:

  • Dionne Dowdy, Executive Director of United Returning Citizens and Board President for Community Legal Aid
  • John Petit, Managing Attorney for Community Legal Aid's housing and consumer programs
  • Monica Merrill, Assitance Professor of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences at YSU
  • Bridgid Cassin and Starr Jones from the Mahoning Public Library
  • Colleen Duchon of the Maag Library


Advance registration not required. Questions can be emailed to Heather Belgin at

The live event will be broadcasted on Facebook

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