The second webinar in the Taking on Transformation event series brings together system and community leaders to discuss the how and why of putting racial justice and equity at the heart of any movement to transform youth justice.
Hon. Edwina G. Mendelson, Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Justice Services at NYS Unified Court System, discusses the hard work ahead that is needed to transform youth justice, but we cannot go back.
Airto Morales, Site Manager at W. Hayward Burns Institute, discusses the importance of bringing community to the table to get to the source of disparities and the importance of centering people over data.
Antonio Fernandez, Founder of Grow Up Grow Out, discusses walking the walk over talking the talking talk and allowing restorative justice models to flourish to encourage community healing.
Executive Director, National Institute for Criminal Justice Reform
Deputy Chief Administrative Judge for Justice Services, NYS Unified Court System
W. Hayward Burns Institute
Grow Up Grow Out