We hope you can join us for an event “A New Vision for Youth Justice” where we will be imagining a world without youth incarceration!
When: Friday, April 28th from 9-11am
Where: The Public Welfare Foundation, 1200 U Street, NW, Washington, DC
The event will feature:
- A short film highlighting campaign organizers from states around the country.
- Keynote address by Gladys Carrion, Former NYC ACS Commissioner.
- A roundtable discussion on strategies for closing youth prisons, managing campaigns for change, and redirecting resources to community-based alternatives to incarceration.
- The launch of Youth First Youth Voices, a leadership & advocacy network of youth working to end youth incarceration.
Coffee & continental breakfast will be served starting at 9:00 am. The event will start promptly at 9:30 am.
All participants will receive a copy of the new report, Breaking Down the Walls: Lessons Learned from Successful State Campaigns to Close Youth Prisons.
To register go to: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-new-vision-for-youth-justice-tickets-33215088223?ref=estwenivtefor001