The Injustice System: The Role We Play

LaShanna Alfred, MSW, LISW-S | September 21 | 4:00-5:00 PM | Room 2582

Topic: Conceptual | Knowledge Level: Intermediate

This presentation will take a critical look at the justice system and how individuals are impacted based on their demographics, culture or socio-economic status. This presentation is to bring awareness and process solutions based on our individual roles and will include an open discussion. The presenter will draw on research from ACLU, local court cases, and high profile cases.

Presentation Objectives:

·  Present statistics of mass incarceration and its impact on the community.

·  Explain the misrepresentation of police in impoverished neighborhoods.

·  Present case studies.

·  Dialogue about the role we play to bring about change.

About the Presenter