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Criminal Justice Reform: National Latinx Strategy Workshop

Event Date → 5/2018

Advocates of criminal justice reform came together to discuss solutions to the overrepresentation of Latinos within the criminal system during the LatinoJustice and LPPI’s Criminal Justice Reform: National Latinx Strategy Workshop.

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On May 31, 2018 LatinoJustice and the UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Initiative (LPPI) convened the first national Latinx conversation on Criminal Justice Reform at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs. Over 50 scholars, practitioners, and advocates came together to share information and identify solutions on criminal justice issues. Participants identified the legal, policy, and cross-sectoral opportunities and challenges to address issues of mass incarceration, public safety, and over criminalization of Latinx in the U.S. through a series of break-out discussion groups, panel presentations, and a plenary discussion.

Criminal Justice Reform: National Latinx Strategy Workshop

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Starting off a strategic conversation about Latinxs and the criminal justice system. Starting off with an overview conversation of #LatinxCJR. Panelists: 1) Juan Cartagena, President and General Counsel at LatinoJustice 2) Matt Barreto, co- founder of UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Initiative and co-founder of Latino Decisions3) Sonja Diaz, Executive Director UCLA Latino Policy & Politics Initiativep

Posted by LatinoJustice PRLDEF on Thursday, May 31, 2018

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