A Stone of Hope: Author Interview & Book Signing
Using his acclaimed new memoir, A Stone of Hope, as the foundation, Jim will discuss
his journey from incarcerated youth to founder of PLOT (Preparing Leaders of
Tomorrow). Through riveting discussion we’ll see the humanity behind the tragedy of the
juvenile justice system— leaving determined to find ways to uplift our country’s most
Jim, will put out his call to action and discuss his role as President Obama’s appointee
to the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. In
addition, he will talk about his work with at-risk and formerly incarcerated youth and as a
board member with the Nation Juvenile Defenders Center. Finally, a book signing and question session will ensue.
Check out our bookseller, Charis Books. Together with Charis Books & More, the nation's oldest feminist bookstore, The Charis Circle encourages the expression of diverse and marginalized voices, fosters sustainable feminist communities, and works for social justice.
The Action Summit is FREE with RSVP: https://www.a3cfestival.com/action-summit
Jim St. Germain
Preparing Leaders of Tomorrow (plot), Co-Founder