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MARCH 5, 2013, 10:30am:NYJJI CONFERENCE CALL ON DISPROPORTIONATE MINORITY CONTACT: 

Call participants include:

  • Michele Sviridoff, Deputy Criminal Justice Coordinator for Research and Planning
  • Larry Busching, First Deputy Criminal Justice Coordinator in the Mayor’s Office of the Criminal Justice Coordinator
  • Annie Salsich, Director of Vera’s Center on Youth Justice
Courtney Ramirez, DMC Coordinator New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

**CONTACT matthewagoodman@gmail.com to secure a spot on the call**

 

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Created during Just Us Comic Workshop 2010

MARCH 11TH, 2013 9am TO 11am: PROTECTING OUR FUTURE; DEFENDING THEIR RIGHTS

A discussion about effective strategies for improving outcomes for 16- 21 year old youth involved in the criminal justice system.

Hosted by Brooklyn Defender Services and New York Community Trust 9am -11am @ The New York Community Trust, 909 Third Avenue (Between 54th and 55th Streets), 22nd Floor, NYC

Speakers:

  • Lisa Schreibersdorf, Executive Director, Brooklyn Defender Services
  • Dr. Jeffrey Butts, Director, John Jay College of Criminal Justice Research and Evaluation Center
  • Al Siegel, Deputy Director, Center for Court Innovation

Panelists:

  • Xamayla Rose Persadi, Policy Analyst, Office of the Brooklyn Borough President
  • Hemangi Pai & Jacob Lipsky, Attorneys, Brooklyn Defender Services Youth Initiative

**RSVP by March 4th to matthewagoodman@gmail.com**

NEWS:

  • NY Times Op-Ed “Better Care for Juvenile Offenders” Read HERE
  • NY Times: “To Stem Robberies Police Trail Youths Before The Crime”… “The New York City Police Department has embarked on a novel approach to deter juvenile robbers, essentially staging interventions and force-feeding outreach in an effort to stem a tide of robberies by dissuading those most likely to commit them…” Read about a the Juvenile Robbery Intervention Program HERE
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