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2018 Statewide Reentry Conference

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Texas State Capitol

1100 Congress Avenue

Capitol Extension Auditorium

Austin, TX 78701

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Join us in Austin, Texas, for the 2018 Annual Statewide Reentry Conference!

The theme for this year’s conference is Empowering Women: Reentry From a Female Perspective. Our keynote speaker is Senator John Whitmire, Chair of the Senate Committee on Criminal Justice and the longest-serving state senator in Texas.

The agenda for this year's conference is as follows:

7:30 am - 8:30 am Conference Check-in

8:30 am - 9:00 am Keynote Speaker (Senator John Whitmire, with an introduction by Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt)

9:00 am - 10:30 am The Unaddressed Needs of Justice-Involved Women and Implications for Reentry (Becki Ney, The Center for Effective Public Policy)

10:30 am - 10:45 am Break

10:45 am - 12:15 pm Trauma, The Invisible Bars (Sarah Rees and Shellie Ryan, The SAFE Alliance)

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Lunch

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm Close to Home: The Texas Department of Criminal Justice Reentry Path for Women (Panel presentation by TDCJ leadership)

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Break

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm In Their Voices: Justice-Involved Women Discuss Their Lived Experiences (Panel discussion with justice-involved women; moderated by Katie Ford, Executive Director of Truth Be Told)


FAQs

How much is registration for this conference?

This event is free of charge.

Is seating reserved?

No. The conference is held in an auditorium and seating is on a first come, first serve basis.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the conference?

No.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes.

What about parking for the conference?

Parking is available at the Capitol Visitors Parking Garage (http://www.tspb.state.tx.us/plan/parking/parking.html). Carpooling is recommended. Other options to get to the conference include public transportation (https://capmetro.org/); ridesharing; carsharing; or calling a taxi.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Contact us via email at reentry.conference@traviscountytx.gov.


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Texas State Capitol

1100 Congress Avenue

Capitol Extension Auditorium

Austin, TX 78701

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