SCHEDULE

9th Annual Summit on Justice & Disparities

(Subject to Change)

7:00 AM - 1:00 PM Registration, located in the lobby area.

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Exhibits Booths & Resources-Various Organizations, Plenary Area

8:00 AM - 9:10 AM Breakfast & Summit Opening Keynote

9:15 AM - 10:15 AM Special Plenary Power Panel

10:25 AM - 11:15 AM Session One Workshops & Power Panels

11:20 AM - 12:10 PM Session Two Workshops & Power Panels

12:15 PM - 1:30 PM Summit Luncheon & Mid Day Keynote

1:30 PM - 2:25 PM Plenary Power Panel:  Iowa's High Ranking Juvenile Justice Disparities:  A Call for Our Children

2:25 PM - 2:35 PM Summit Refreshment Break

2:35 PM - 3:30 PM Session Three Workshops & Power Panels

3:35 PM - 4:30 PM Closing Keynote & Strategic Take-Aways

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2021

CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION CREDITS (CLE)

                & CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEU) 

The Iowa Summit on Justice & Disparities receives approval yearly for :
Continuing Legal Education Credits (CLEs) through the Iowa Supreme Court Commission on Continuing Legal Education ...and Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) through the Iowa Board of Social Work and the Iowa Board of Behavioral Health.  We are consistently approved for 5.5 - 7 credits each year.  Exact totals and instructions will be on the event playbill.

Keynotes, Workshops & Power Panel Topics

The Iowa Summit on Justice & Disparities through workshops, power panels and plenary sessions will include awareness, training, networking, and action steps around the following subject matter areas and much more:  

  • Strategies for Systemic Criminal Justice Reform

  • Addressing Iowa's Highly Disparate Justice Statistics

  • Addressing Juvenile Justice Inequities

  • 2021 Advocacy Climate

  • The Role of the Prosecutor

  • Building Community - Law Enforcement Relationships

  • Eliminating Racial Profiling

  • Meeting Victim's Needs

  • Recruiting and Hiring Diverse Law Enforcement Officers

  • Justice in the Legislative Session - Reviewing 2022 and Gearing Up for 2022 

  • Implicit Bias  in the Justice System

  • Juvenile Justice Best Practices

  • Impact of New Policing Laws

  • City & County Ordinances

  • Re-examining Cash Bail Bonds

  • Jury Diversity

  • Fair Chance Employment - "Ban the Box"

  • Court Fines and Fees

  • School to Prison Pipeline

  • Bi-Partisan Reform Efforts

  • Successful Re-entry

  • Exploring Cries For Policing Reform

  • Minority Impact Laws

  • Other areas of disparity (Economic, Health, and Education)