Building Bridges: Connecticut at the Crossroads

COVID-19, the State Budget Crisis and the Path Towards Decarceration, Public Safety and Community Investment. With a focus on Human Rights and giving voice to those with Lived Experience, this year’s conference set a vision for the new frontier in justice reform, where community is rebuilt and system change comes from those most impacted by historical injustices.

Day 1: Welcome and Introduction (What’s Your Way & CT at a Crossroads)

Day 1: Meet the Great 8

Day 1: The Cost of Incarceration

Day 1: Mental Health

Day 1: Employment

Day 1: Closing Remarks

Day 2: Spoken Word: EZ Wayne

Day 2: An International & Human Rights Perspective (still needs transcoding in description)

Day 2: CT Prison Closures: What’s Next?

Day 2: Video: Inside the Circle

Day 2: The Power of Higher Education

Day 2: Justice Reinvestment

Day 2: Out of state Justice Reformers

Day 2: Quick Fire Advocacy Updates

Day 2: Conference Wrap Up/Closing Remarks/Next Steps