This full-day conference addresses the challenges that individuals face after criminal conviction including access to housing, employment, parenting, and voting rights. Presented by the Hamline Center for Justice and Law and the Minnesota Second Chance Coalition.
Hamline University Anderson Center rooms 111 / 112 (Corner of Snelling and Englewood - on site and street parking available).
Conference check-in begins at 8:30 pm. Catered lunch included in registration fee.
Medaria Arradondo, Minneapolis Chief of Police
Lee Buckley, Chief Operations Officer, Ujamaa Place
Emily Baxter, Executive Director of We Are All Criminals
John Choi, Ramsey County Attorney
James Cross, Natives Against Heroin
Andrew Freeberg, Ph.D., Workforce Director, Goodwill-Easter Seals
Stevenson Morgan, Ujamaa Place
Rebecca Shlafer, Ph.D., Professor of Adolescent Health, University of MN
Rea Smith, Metropolitan State University
Sarah Walker, MN Second Chance Coalition
Maria Wilberg, Minnesota Department of Health
Chris Uggen, Ph.D. Professor of Sociology and Law, University of MN
Nick Zerwas, Minnesota Representative - District 30A
9:00: Overview of the collateral consequences of criminal conviction
10:00: Barriers panel - housing, employment, children, voting rights
11:30: Panel of personally impacted individuals
1:00: Table conversations and reflection
1:30: Solutions panel discussion
3:00: Keynote by Emily Baxter of ‘We are All Criminals’
Approval pending for 6.5 hours of continuing education credit:
Minnesota Board of Social Work
Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health
Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education
Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training
Registration is now available for Minnesota Second Chance Coalition Members. Open Registration is available September 4. Register online here.
ADDRESS: 553 Fairview Ave. Saint Paul, Minnesota 55104