Youth Justice Summit

Join us Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 for a full day summit of presentations, discussion, and networking designed to increase awareness and lead to positive change!

Our Youth Justice Summit will be held at Capital Community College, 950 Main Street, Hartford, CT, 06103.

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Itinerary of Events

8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Breakfast and Registration

9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Welcome and Keynote Speaker: Mysonne “The General” Hip Hop Artist and Criminal Justice Reform Activist

Morning and Afternoon Breakout Sessions:

Please choose one morning and one afternoon session. We will do our best to accommodate your preferences.

Morning 10:30 a.m.

Session A

Presenter: Maysa Akbar, Ph. D.

Topic: Urban Trauma

Session B

Presenter: Danielle T. Cooper, Ph.D., CPP

Topic: Youth Injustice and the Kalief Browder Story

Afternoon 1:15 p.m.

Session A

Presenter: Wendy Waithe Simmons, Ph.D. and Camara Stokes Hudson

Topic: Exclusionary Discipline and the School to Prison Pipeline

Session B

Presenter: M. Sagacity Walker

Topic: Using Community Dialogue to Affect Community Change

Lunch and Youth Panel

2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

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