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IJAN Fall Conference: The Movement to Reform Youth Justice: Getting Iowa On Board
October 26 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Iowa Justice Action Network Fall Conference
The Movement to Reform Youth Justice: Getting Iowa on Board
October 26, 2023 / Cedar Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 3912 Cedar Heights Drive, Cedar Falls, IA 50613 and on Zoom.
Registration fees for Zoom attendance: $15 regular/$10 student and for In-Person attendance $30 regular/$20 student (lunch included). Tickets can be purchased below.
8:30 AM Registration
9:00 AM Welcome – Al Hays, IJAN Co-Founder and Co-Chair
9:05 AM Keynote Address – Preventing Youth Incarceration – Josh Rovner, Director of Youth Justice, The Sentencing Project
10:00 AM Panel – Current State of Youth Justice in Iowa
Moderator – Lawrence Daniel, Iowa Department of Juvenile & Community Services, Black Hawk County
Rachel Antonuccio, Assistant Public Defender, Waterloo
Angela Jimenez, Attorney at Law, National Center for Youth Law
10:50 AM Break
11:10 AM Panel –Black Hawk County Youth Formerly Incarcerated
Moderator – Amy Landers, Iowa Department of Correctional Services, 2nd Judicial District, Marshalltown
12:10 Lunch break
1:00 PM Panel – Keeping Young Girls From Incarceration
Felicia Carter, Pathways Behavioral Services
Lindsay Rosenthal, Project Director, The Vera Institute
1:55 PM Break
2:00 PM Panel – Iowa Initiatives to Divert Youth
Moderator – TBA
Lawrence Daniel, IDJCS, Juvenile Justice, Black Hawk County
Marvin Spencer, IDOCS,1st Judicial District, Waterloo
Michael Landers, Assistant Principal, Central Middle School
3:00 PM Call to Action – How Do We Correct Iowa’s Juvenile Justice System?
4:00 PM Conference Ends
Iowa Justice Action Network, Inc.
The Sentencing Project
Cedar Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Virtual Attendees: the Zoom link will be emailed to you after you complete your purchase.
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