On Tuesday, April 7, there will be
a free screening of the documentary film The House I Live In, which examines
how the enforcement of drug laws affects American communities, followed by a
panel discussion with four IUP faculty members.
The film will be shown on
April 7 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in Stouffer Auditorium, and the panel
discussion will take place from 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. These events are free and
open to the public. Attendance vouchers will be available for the film screening
and for the panel discussion.
Sam Goldstrohm, who teaches
in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice and serves as a
magisterial district court judge for Armstrong County, and also works with
various organizations and programs addressing drug and alcohol abuse.
Melanie Hildebrandt of the
Department of Sociology, who studies and teaches about race, anti-racism,
social inequality, and social justice. She has participated in numerous
training institutes, workshops, and conferences on social justice.
John Lewis, a professor in
the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice. Lewis has 23 years of
experience as a military police person whose duties included drug
suppression. He conducts research on
policing and legal impact studies.
Hilario Molina, who is a
faculty member in the Department of Sociology and a research associate in the
Mid-Atlantic Addiction Research and Training Institute (MARTI). He specializes in the role of race in the
transformation of American society and studies issues affecting Latino