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Movie on NH courts’ ‘veterans track’ to air at Nashua library

Justice Involved Veterans Task Force and Nashua Public Library
November 29. 2017 11:29PM




NASHUA — The regional premiere of “Justice For All,” a documentary about the “veterans track” within the New Hampshire court system, will take place tonight from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Nashua Public Library.

The veterans track is a special docket that hears cases of veterans or service members, particularly those diagnosed with service-related illnesses. The docket attempts to meet their unique needs and circumstances.

The event will begin with a welcoming address by Brig. Gen. David Mikolaities, adjutant general, New Hampshire National Guard, and the film screening will follow. Then Michael Apfelberg, president of United Way of Nashua, will lead a discussion with distinguished panelists including The Honorable James Leary, judge of 9th Circuit Court; Deanna Monroe, care coordinator, Easterseals; Joe Tessier, prosecutor; and Rob and Erin Kirby, a veteran family.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required; go to eventbrite.com/o/14730543022. A registration table will also open at the library at 6:30 p.m. the night of the event.

Sponsors include the New Hampshire Justice Involved Veterans Task Force, the Brookline-based nonprofit Vetflix and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services.

The Justice Involved Veterans Task Force was created to strengthen services to veterans by developing an approach to serving and treating veterans who are involved in the criminal justice system, promoting intervention, treatment and recovery.

Vetflix is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit company dedicated to the capture, preservation and sharing of veteran histories on film. Vetflix partners with other organizations to help increase understanding of veterans and the issues they face. You can learn more about Vetflix at www.Vetflix.org.

The library is located at 2 Court St., Nashua. For directions, go to www.nashualibrary.org/visit/directions. For other information contact Carol at carol.eyman@nashualibrary.org or (603) 589-4610.


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