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THE JUSTICE ACTION NETWORK AND THE BRENNAN CENTER FOR JUSTICE PRESENT: powered byTUESDAY, JULY 18 | KNIGHT CONFERENCE CENTER AT NEWSEUM

Please join us for this day-long forum to discuss the unique challenges women face in the system and the policy solutions to improve outcomes. The discussion will feature prominent female lawmakers from both sides of the aisle, as well as notable policy experts, impacted individuals, law enforcement and judges.

SPEAKERS

 

Special Keynote

Gov. Mary Fallin Oklahoma

Other Speakers

  • U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ)

  • U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)

  • U.S. Rep. Mia Love (R-UT)

  • U.S. Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA)

  • U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)

AGENDA

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9:00AM-9:30AM

Coffee and Light Breakfast

9:30AM-9:45AM

Welcome Remarks

  • Remarks from Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA)
9:45AM-10:30AM

Opening Remarks

  • U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris (D-CA)

10:45AM-11:45AM

Moderated by Sakira Cook, Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

  • Lt. Commander Diane Goldstein (Ret.)
  • Elizabeth Swavola, Vera Institute of Justice
  • Andrea James, National Council For Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls
  • Vivian Nixon, College and Community Fellowship

Moderated by Jasmine Heiss, Coalition for Public Safety

  • Rep. Pat Smith (D-LA)
  • Dr. Bronwyn Hunter, University of Maryland, Baltimore County
  • Gail Smith, Women in Prison Project
  • Miyhosi Benton, Women and Justice Project

12:15PM-1:30PM

Lunch Session:

  • U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ)

  • Keynote by Gov. Mary Fallin (R-OK)

1:30PM-2:30PM

Moderated by Inimai Chettiar, Brennan Center for Justice

  • Cynthia W. Roseberry, Council for Court Excellence
  • Georgia Lerner, Women’s Prison Association
  • Topeka K. Sam, The Ladies of Hope Ministries
  • Judge Brenda Murray, National Association of Women Judges, Women in Prison Committee

Moderated by Nadege Green, Reporter, WLRN Miami

  • Professor Geneva Brown, Valparaiso University Law School
  • Rep. Kim Moser (R-KY)
  • Heather Rice-Minus, Prison Fellowship
  • Teresa Hodge, Mission:Launch

2:45PM-3:30PM

Closing Remarks

  • U.S. Rep. Mia Love (R-UT)

  • Malika Saada Saar, Google’s Senior Counsel on Civil and Human Rights

3:30PM-3:45PM

  • Closing Remarks from Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX)