Panelists and students will take part in the event, “Too Ill To Execute: A Film Viewing and Panel Discussion About the Death Penalty and the Mentally Ill,” at Cleveland State Community College on Wednesday.
The public is welcome to attend the event in CSCC’s Humanities Building in Room H127 from 5-6:30 p.m. This event is sponsored by the Tennessee Alliance for the Severe Mental Illness Exclusion. The TASMIE Coalition consists of mental health advocacy groups, criminal justice reform organizations, and others who are concerned about this issue, including: Tennessee Mental Health Consumers’ Association, Mental Health America of Middle Tennessee, NAMI Tennessee, Tennessee Psychiatric Association, and Tennessee Disability Coalition.
For more information, contact CSCC’s Criminal Justice Instructor Marcus Easely at 472-7141, ext. 332.