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

Day 1: Meet The Great 8

Day 1:The Cost of Incarceration

Day 2: Spoken Word by – EZ Wayne

Day 2: An International & Human Rights Perspective

Day 2: CT Prison Closures – What’s Next

Day 2: Video – Inside the Circle-Break

Day 2: The Power of Higher Education

Day 2: Justice Reinvestment Panel Discussion

Day 2: Out of State Justice Reforms

Day 2: Quick Fire Advocacy Updates

Day 2: Closing Remarks and The Next Steps