We Are All Criminals
Friday, September 20, 2019
01:00 PM - 04:30 PM
KC KLAS Center
1537 W Taylor Ave, St Paul, MN 55104, USA
Join the Center for Justice and Law on Friday, September 20th 1:00-4:30 pm for
"We Are All Criminals"
at Hamline University KLAS Center (1537 W Taylor Ave, St Paul, MN 55104) with keynote speaker Emily Baxter and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter.
Come hear the stories of those who committed crimes, those who got away with them, and those who have been directly affected by the criminal justice system. Keynote by author and national speaker Emily Baxter of "We Are All Criminals". Discuss the policies and practices that can help end our decades of mass incarceration and criminalization of poverty.
Art by women who are incarcerated in Minnesota will be on display.
Continuing education credit is available for select boards (more information below). If you would like to receive credit, please purchase a continuing education ticket.
Executive Director, We Are All Criminals
Mayor Melvin Carter
Mayor of Saint Paul
Executive Director, McLemore Holdings
Founder, We Rise
Executive Director, Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid
Representative John Lesch
Chair, Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee
Jillian Peterson, PhD
Psychologist and Director, Center for Justice and Law
1:00 - 1:05 pm: Introduction by Dr. Jillian Peterson
1:05 - 1:55 pm: Keynote address by Emily Baxter
Emily Baxter, is the executive director and developer of the non-profit We Are All Criminals (WAAC). Emily Baxter is also the author of “We Are All Criminals”, a book with compelling photographs and first-person narratives to provide a look at how the policies and prejudices of the past and present are bankrupting our nation. Emily Baxter has served on the boards of the Minnesota Second Chance Coalition and the Minnesota Community Corrections Association.
1:55 - 2:05 pm: Break
2:05 - 2:20 pm: Representative Lesch
2:20 - 2:35 pm: Tonja Honsey
2:35 - 2:50 pm: Drew Schaffer
2:50 - 3:05 pm: Richard McLemore
3:05 - 3:15 pm: Break
3:15 - 3:45 pm: Mayor Melvin Carter
3:45 - 4:00 pm: Table discussions
4:00 - 4:30 pm: Panel discussion
We are still accepting sponsors for this event! Learn more about our sponsorship opportunities here.
Three (3) hours of continuing education is available from the following boards:
- MN Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
- MN Board of Social Work
- MN Board of Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
- MN Educator Licensing and Board of Teaching
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