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#Day Of Empathy


March 5, 2019 - Tony Lewis, Jr. held a rally called #StandAndBeCounted at the D.C. Department of Employment Services (DOES) to raise awareness to the need for a change in hiring policies; expansion of criminal record expungement and record sealing; and employment to support returning citizens and the children of those incarcerated. As a larger effort, there was solidarity moment of silence at 4pm to support those currently incarcerated across the country undergoing the "4 o'clock count" both on site and as a social media campaign.

Earlier Event: March 13
Author Talk at University of Michigan
Later Event: May 19
DC Natives Day Photoshoot