Actions and Detail Panel
2017 Youth Justice Milwaukee Summit
Wed, March 22, 2017, 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM CDT
This summit will feature guest speakers Rubén Austria, founding Executive Director of Community Connections for Youth (CCFY) and Shaena Fazal, National Policy Director of the Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) and author of Beyond Bars: Keeping Young People Safe at Home and Out of Youth Prisons.
One hour topical sessions include:
-Milwaukee Youth Voices, facilitated by young people in the Milwaukee County juvenile justice system
-History of the Juvenile Justice System, facilitated by Ruben Austria
-Policy Strategies: Roundtable with Policymakers, facilitated by State Rep. David Bowen and Milwaukee County Supervisor Supreme Moore-Omokunde
-Overview of the ACLU of Wisconsin’s Lawsuit Challenging the Conditions at Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake Prisons
There will be a Community Visioning Session from 6 until 7 p.m.
This event is free and open to the public, but requires registration.