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Webinar with OJJDP's Liz Ryan: Blaming Our Kids Won't Make Us Safe

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This webinar will discuss youth crime and the opportunities for juvenile justice reform. Administrator Ryan and youth justice advocates from across the country will share the latest available data documenting the decline of youth crime, examine public perception about trends in youth crime, and explore opportunities for juvenile justice reform. 

Guest Speakers:

  • Liz Ryan, Administrator, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention
  • Dick Mendel; Senior Research Fellow, The Sentencing Project
  • Alycia Castillo; Director of Policy and Advocacy, Texas Center for Justice and Equity
  • Andre Simms; Lead Youth Organizer, Youth Art and Self-Empowerment Project (Pennsylvania)
  • Krystal Williams, Esq.; Director of Government Relations, Maryland Office of the Public Defender
  • Moderator: Josh Rovner, Director of Youth Justice, The Sentencing Project

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Date Created: August 16, 2022