may, 2019

20may8:30 am4:30 pm2019 Conference on Justice Involved Women and Girls: At the Margins, Intersectional Identities Justice Involved Women and Girls

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Justice involved women and girls enter and exist in the criminal justice system with their whole beings. They bring life experiences rooted in identity – race, class, ability, sexuality and more. How are we as service providers meeting the needs of women and girls at the margins? How do our institutions and programs account for these identities? This conference will begin to shed light on the specific traits, strengths and needs of women and girls at the margins. We will explore marginality and intersectionality through both a systems and personal lens. Our event will be emceed by the amazing Dr. Joi Lewis of Joi Unlimited.

Tentative Agenda:

8:30-9am: Registration & Breakfast

9-9:15: Welcome with Dr. Joi, Joi Unlimited http://www.joiunlimited.com/

9:15-10:30: Native Women & Girls

10:30-10:45: Break

10:45-12pm: Disabled, Elderly and Aging Women, Jamelia Morgan https://www.law.uconn.edu/faculty/profiles/jamelia-morgan#

12-1: Lunch and awards

1-2:15: Trans and Gender Non-binaryclients

2:15-2:30: Break

2:30-4pm: Intersectionality, Anne Phibbs, Strategic Diversity Initiatives http://strategicdi.com/

Time

(Monday) 8:30 am - 4:30 pm CST

Location

Bunker Hills Event Center

1501 Central Parkway 12800 Bunker Prairie Rd NW, Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55448

Organizer

Task Force on Justice Involved Women & GirlsKarmen McQuitty, kmcquitt@umn.edu

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