Treating Youth as Youth in New Jersey’s Juvenile Justice System: A Community Call to Action
July 13, 2015
The New Jersey Parents Caucus and Drew University will be holding a full day conference for parents, caregivers, professionals, providers, legislators and other interested stakeholders in ensuring New Jersey youth who come in contact with the juvenile justice system are treated as youth.
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Treating Youth as Youth in New Jersey’s Juvenile Justice System: A Community Call to Action DATE: Saturday, August 8, 2015 TIME: 9AM – 5PM COST: Free For more information, contact Delaney at 908-994-7471 / email: email@example.com / www.newjerseyparentscaucus.org
The conference agenda will include:
9AM – Welcome & Introductions Dr. Elias Ortega-Aponte, Drew University, Linda McConneyhead, New Jersey Parents Caucus
9:15AM – Keynote Speaker Theodore Shaw, Community Advocate, Southern Poverty Law Center
10:30AM – NJPC Youth Coalition Panel/Q&A David Crosby, Brett Sansing, Devante Maloney, Karlee Frazier, Jose Rosario, Dallas Crosby
11:30PM – NJ Strategy on Reforming the Juvenile Justice System Alyson Clements, State Strategist, National Juvenile Justice Network
12:30PM – Lunch
1:30PM – Children & Youth Treated Unfairly in New Jersey’s Adult Prison System
The Incarceration of Children & Youth in New Jersey’s Adult Prison System Data Brief Kathy Wright, New Jersey Parents Caucus
Solitary Confinement & Isolation
Youth with Mental Health Challenges & the Juvenile Justice System