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Program Schedule

Tuesday, December 6, 2016 (DAY 1)

9:00 - 9:15 am

 

Welcome/Opening Remarks

James Jaccard, PhD, Interim Dean and Professor of Social Work; Co-director, Center for Latino Adolescent and Family Health, NYU Silver School of Social Work

Kirk A. James, AA, BA, MSW, DSW, Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work, NYU Silver School of Social Work 

9:15 - 10:00 am

 

Keynote Address

Glenn E. Martin, Founder and President, JustLeadershipUSA (JLUSA)

10:00 - 10:15am Break
10:15am - 12:00pm  Plenary I: Those Impacted Are Closest To The Solution

Terrance Coffie, College Pathways Adviser, The Doe Fund; Marlon Peterson (Moderator), BA, Founder, The Precedential Group; Derrick Cain, MA, Intake Specialist, The Brooklyn Bail Fund, Judicial Delegate, District 66; Colby Thompson, Artist, Author and Political Activist; Shagasyia Diamond, Community Organizer, Red Umbrella Project
12:00 - 1:00 pm Lunch provided by Drive Change's Snowday Food Truck

1:00 - 2:00pm Conversation with Baz Dreisinger, PhD

Baz Dreisinger, Professor and Founding Academic Director,the Prison-to-College-Pipeline at John Jay University and Author, "Incarcerated Nations."

2:00 - 3:30 pm

 

Plenary II: Report From The Front Lines

Dwight Stephenson,MSW, Family Services Specialist/Offender Workforce Development Specialist (OWDS), Osborne Association Fatherhood Initiative; Patricia Kim, MFA & Joshua Ware, BA Social Work Interns, NYU Silver School of Social Work (Moderators); Nick Malinowski, MSW, Advocacy Specialist, Brooklyn Defender Services; Jerry-Davis-EL, BSW, Child and Adolescent Counselor, Alternative High School;
Kingsley Rowe, LMSW, Re-entry Program Administrator, NYU's Prison Education Program

3:30 - 4:00 pm

Closing Remarks & Discussion

Dr. Kirk A. James, AA, BA, MSW, DSW, Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work, NYU Silver School of Social Work 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016 (DAY 2)

9:00 - 9:30am

 

Welcome Remarks

Dr. Kirk A. James, AA, BA, MSW, DSW, Clinical Assistant Professor of Social Work, NYU Silver School of Social Work 

Conversation with Kathy Boudin, Ed.D

Kathy Boudin, Ed.D, Co-Director and Co-Founder, Center for Justice; Director of the Criminal Justice Initiative; Adjunct Lecturer, Columbia University, School of Social Work 

9:30 - 11:00 am

Plenary III: Holistic and Humane Practices In An Era Of Mass Incarceration

Stacey Barrenger, BA, AM, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Work at the NYU Silver School of Social Work, McSilver Faculty Fellow; Joseph Madonia, LCSW-R, CASAC, Project Director, Brooklyn Treatment Court; Vivianne Guevara, MSW, Director of Client and Mitigation Services, Federal Defenders NY; Cameron Rasmussen, LMSW (Moderator), Center for Justice, Columbia University School of Social Work; Nancy Franke, MSW, Director, Goldring Reentry Initiative (GRI), University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Social Practice

11:00 - 12:30 pm

Plenary IV: Re-Imagining Justice For All

Carl Mazza, DSW, LMSW, Associate Professor, Department Chair, Lehman College Department of Social Work; Tina Maschi, PhD, Associate Professor, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service; Kirk James, AA, BA, MSW, DSW, (Moderator), Clinical Assistant Professor, NYU Silver School of Social Work; Desmond Patton, PhD, Assistant Professor Columbia University School of Social Work; Faculty Affiliate, Columbia University Social Intervention Group (SIG) and Data Science Institute; Onaje Muid, MSW, LMHC, CASAC, FDLC, Adjunct Lecturer, NYU Silver School of Social Work; Advisor, Columbia University School of Social Work, Clinical Associate Director of Reality House, Inc.

12:30 - 1:00 pm Box Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 pm

Plenary V: Advocacy & Organizing – What Is Going On and How To Get Involved

Khalil Cumberbatch, MSW, Manager of Trainings, JustleadershipUSA; Terry Banies, MSW, Co-Founder, Generating Hope and Daryl K. Cooke, BSW, Author, After the Bridge Was Crossed  (A Journey of Thought); Five Mualimm-ak, Founder and Director, Incarcerated Nation Corp (Moderator); Colby Thompson, Artist, Author and Political Activist, RAPP; Xena Grandichelli, Advocate, Sylvia Rivera Law Project/Jails Action Coalition

2:30 - 3:00pm Break
3:00 - 5:00pm  Closing Event: "6x9" & Transformations Suite

Cali Green, Artist; The Mill & Guardian (“6 X 9”); Samora Pinderhughes, Artist