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Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in America
Start Date: 2/26/2016Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Date: 2/26/2016End Time: 12:30 PM
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Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in America

February 25, 2016
New Building (various locations)
8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

February 26, 2016
New Building (various locations)
8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

The 11th Annual Harry Frank Guggenheim Symposium on Crime in America, “Making Room for Justice: Crime, Public Safety & the Choices Ahead for Americans,” on February 25-26, will explore the prospects for criminal justice reform as the country prepares to elect a new president. Judge Jed S. Rakoff, of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, will be the keynote speaker on February 26. Mayor Ras Baraka, of Newark, NJ, and Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson of Gary, Indiana, chair of the U.S. Mayors Conference Committee on Community Policing, will also address the conference.

Other speakers include:

• Christine Coulter, Philadelphia deputy police commissioner 

• Anya McMurray, deputy counsel of the Senate Judiciary  

• Vikrent Reddy, senior research fellow, Charles Koch Institute

• Jody Owens, Southern Poverty Law Center

• Delores Jones-Brown, Founding Director, Center on Race,
  Crime and Justice, John Jay College

• Scott Thomson, chief of police, Camden County. MD.

• Janice Johnson-Dias, Assistant Professor, John Jay College,
  co-founder GrassROOTS Community Foundation

• Laurie Robinson, co-chair, the President’s Task Force on 21st
  Century Policing

• Bill Sabol, director, the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics.

*For full agenda & registration info, please visit:
Location Information:
New Building  (View Map)
59th Street and Eleventh Avenue
New York, NY
Mayor Ras Baraka

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