BREA, CA--(Marketwire - March 14, 2011) - The Center for Restorative Justice Works (CRJW) presents a luncheon featuring Sister Helen Prejean, CSJ, author of Dead Man Walking, an advocate for restoring victims of crime and abolition of the death penalty. The luncheon will take place on Thursday, March 17, 2011 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at St. Angela Merici's Parish Hall, 585 S. Walnut Ave. Brea, CA 92821. This event is sold out. There will be 230 participants.

St. Helen Prejean will also go into the California Institution for Women (CIW) on the same day. She will present to 40 outside guests and 200 prisoners. CIW is located at 16756 Chino-Corona Road, Corona, CA, 92878 and this will take place on Thursday evening, March 17, 2011 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. 

Media is welcome to attend both events. Please note Prison Clearance is needed for the evening event.

These events are sponsored by the Center for Restorative Justice Works (CRJW), dedicated to uniting children, families and communities separated by crime and policies of the criminal justice system.

PRESS: Please note if you are interested in attending the evening event, please contact the Public Information Officer at CIW to get clearance to cover inside the prison. Felix Figueroa, 909-606-4921, 909-606-4921

Contact Information:

Jan Urban
(714) 423-5802