FRCC Presents: Philly D.A.
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Welcome to Front Range Community College's screening of Philly D.A., Episode 1.
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LaTonya Myers introduces Philly D.A. episode1.
Philly D.A. Episode 1
Doc series goes behind the scenes of the election and tumultuous first term of Larry Krasner, Philadelphia's unapologetic District Attorney.
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- Kalynn Amundson
Kalynn Amundson is a professor of Sociology and Women & Gender Studies at Front Range Community College.
- Gordon McLaughlin
District Attorney Gordon McLaughlin is a career public servant who has served as a prosecutor around Colorado and previously spent seven years as a Deputy District Attorney here in the 8th Judicial District, proudly serving the citizens of Larimer and Jackson counties. Gordon’s legal career has ranged from defending low-level matters for those who could not afford representation in Boulder County to prosecuting murder cases here in Larimer County. A graduate of Cornell University and the University of Colorado Law School, Gordon was elected to the position of District Attorney in November of 2020 on a pledge to bring overdue reform to our local criminal justice system.
- Jessica Howard
Jessica Howard is the Racial Justice Campaign Coordinator for the ACLU of Colorado. Prior to her new role, she worked as the affiliate’s paralegal for six years. In her current role, she oversees the development and implementation of public education programs, including “Know Your Rights” training workshops. In addition to her work at the ACLU, she is a passionate disability rights advocate, having served on the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council, and Disability Law Colorado’s Protection and Advocacy System for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI). Jessica holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Colorado, her paralegal certificate from the Community College of Aurora, and is currently pursuing her Master of Social Science at the University of Colorado – Denver.
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