Kicking off the event series, “Setting the Stage” explores the role of system leaders in shifting away from punitive policies and incarceration and toward a more community-oriented vision of justice.
Clinton Lacey talks about the need to move beyond making a better, kinder, more humane system, and instead bringing community to the table to imagine something totally different.
Mishi Faruqee speaks about why we need to start with system leaders who are willing to be disrupters, and even see themselves as organizers who lift up youth voice and youth vision.
Gladys Carrión on the different way youth are treated based on race and zip code, envisioning a system that does not include incarceration or confinement
2021 Truman Scholar, Columbia University
Co-Chair, Youth Correctional Leaders for Justice
President & CEO, Credible Messenger Mentoring Movement (CM3)
National Field Director, Youth Initiative