“What’s the Story?” is a new monthly speaker series, hosted by The Marshall Project, featuring prominent Americans as they explore how they create and disrupt narratives around criminal justice.
The series' first breakfast convening will feature Sherrilyn Ifill in conversation with Grover Norquist. Moderated by Bill Keller, Editor of The Marshall Project, and featuring an introduction by Weldon Angelos.
Sherrilyn Ifill is the President and Director-Counsel of the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
Grover Norquist is the is president of Americans for Tax Reform (ATR), and also advocates for criminal justice reform.
Weldon Angelos is a justice reform advocate based in Salt Lake City. He served 12 years of a 55-year sentence for selling small amounts of marijuana.
The series is sponsored by the Public Welfare Foundation.