SCHEDULE

Iowa Summit on Justice & Disparities
Thursday, October 29, 2020 

8th ANNUAL

CONFERENCE OVERVIEW

Subject to Change

8:00 AM      Virtual Exhibitors, Forums & Resources Open

8:00 AM     SUMMIT OPENING PLENARY & KEYNOTE

9:20 AM     POWER PANEL:  Status Update & Press Brief:

                    Criminal Justice Reform Where Are We Now?  

10:20 AM   Session One Workshops & Power Panel Breakouts

11:15 AM   Session Two Workshops & Power Panels Breakouts

 

12:05 PM   SUMMIT LUNCH BREAK & ATTENDEE CHAT SESSION

 

12:30 PM   SUMMIT MID-DAY PLENARY & KEYNOTE

1:50 PM     Session Three Workshops & Power Panel Breakouts

2:40 PM     Session Four Workshops & Power Panel Breakout

3:30 PM     SUMMIT FINAL KEYNOTE

4:15 PM    SUMMIT ACTION SEND-OFF CONCLUDING SESSION

4:30 PM    SUMMIT CONCLUDES - BUT THE WORK CONTINUES

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.

Workshops & 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

  • Governor Kim Reynolds Announces Efforts on an Unbiased Criminal Justice System

  • 2020 Advocacy Climate:  Protests, Policy & Power

  • Building Community - Law Enforcement Relationships

  • Eliminating Racial Profiling

  • Executive Order 7 - Iowa's Restoration of Voting Rights to Those with Felony Records

  • Safe Spaces For Joining the Movement For Justice

  • Protecting Victim's Rights

  • Recruiting and Hiring Diverse Law Enforcement Officers

  • Implicit Bias Training in the Justice System

  • Zooming in on the Data & Disparities

  • Juvenile Justice Best Practices

  • 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)

 

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