Latinos and The Criminal Justice System - Florida

When: April 18, 2017 3:00 PM to April 19, 2017 5:00 PM
Where: Hispanic Federation’s Proyecto Somos Orlando office
6900 S. Orange Blossom Trail
Orlando, FL
Organizer: Kira Romero-Craft
Contact: Kira Romero-Craft at kromero@latinojustice.org
Summary: A critical strategy conversation to discuss proposed reforms to the many policies criminalizing our community; to explore ways to work together to start to address this national crisis; and to add our voice to forces of change.

Description

A critical strategy conversation to discuss proposed reforms to the many policies criminalizing our community; to explore ways to work together to start to address this national crisis; and to add our voice to forces of change.

DISCUSSION AND ACTION POINTS

• Mass incarceration: What are the strategies to reduce incarceration?
• Felon Disfranchisement: Ending Florida’s abuse of voting rights via Referendum
• Prisoner Classification: Florida’s refusal to issue CJ data outside a Black/White Binary
• Abolishing Florida’s Death Penalty
• Crimmigration: Stopping the Use of Florida’s criminal justice systems law enforcement, courts and corrections to stem unwarranted deportations

SCHEDULE OVERVIEW (link to detailed schedule below):

April 18th 3pm - 6pm

3:00 - 3:30 pm: Welcome
3:30 - 4:15 pm: Plenary Session: Latinos & the New Jim Crow: Untangling Convergences [Latinos y el Nuevo Jim Crow: Desenmarañando Convergencias] Introduction to the Spanish Edition of Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow [El Color de la Justicia]
4:15 -5:00 pm: Building Networks of Latinx Organizing in Criminal Justice Reform
5:00 - 6:00 pm: Reception

April 19, 2017 8:30am - 5pm

8:30 am - 9:30am: Registration
9:00 - 9:15am: Welcome & Summary of Day One Themes
9:15 - 10:15 am: Panel 1: Reducing Mass Incarceration, Increasing Latino Data
10:15 -10:30 am: Break
10:30 - 11:30 am: Panel 2: Democracy & Criminal Justice: Felon Disfranchisement
11:30 - 12:30 pm: Panel 3: Crimmigration
12:30 - 1:30 pm: Lunch
1:30 – 2:30 pm: Panel 4: Latinos & Anti-Death Penalty Advocacy
2:30 – 3:30 pm: Panel 5: Vulnerable Populations. Changing Narratives & Solutions
3:45 – 5:00 pm: Action Steps to Advance CJR for Latinos in FL & Beyond
For questions or concerns contact Kira Romero-Craft at kromero@latinojustice.org

Click here for a detailed draft schedule (last updated 4-11-17) .

Address

Hispanic Federation’s Proyecto Somos Orlando office

6900 S. Orange Blossom Trail

Orlando, FL 32807

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