Date: January 31, 2017
Time: 12:00 pm  to  1:00 pm

A panel will discuss the Texas Law Civil Rights Clinic’s new report, “Preventable Tragedies: How to Reduce Mental Health-Related Deaths in Texas Jails,” which tells the stories of 10 tragic and preventable deaths in Texas jails and offers recommendations to improve diversion and treatment of persons with mental illness and related health needs.

The event—sponsored by the William Wayne Justice Center and co-sponsored by the UT Opportunity Forum and Texas Law Civil Rights Clinic—is free and lunch is provided, but seating is limited and an RSVP is required.

Location: Townes Hall (TNH 2.139), University of Texas School of Law, Austin