Event

Juvenile Justice in the 21st Century Discussion Panel

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Online Event

Overview

Join the Holder Initiative on Wednesday, February 24 for "Juvenile Justice in the 21st Century," a panel discussion centered around the shortcomings of juvenile justice in the last half-century, as well as possible avenues for reform in the future. Panelists range from student activists to leaders who have advocated for youth accused of delinquency and alternatives to our current juvenile legal system. Register here.

Panelists:

Kristin Henning, Blume Professor of Law; Special Advisor to the Dean on Community and Justice; Director of the Juvenile Justice Clinic and Initiative at Georgetown Law

Adnan Khan, Executive Director and co-founder of Re:Store Justice

Vincent Schiraldi, Senior Research Scientist at the Columbia School of Social Work; co-Director of the Columbia Justice Lab

Moderated by Rickia Stafford, Student Activist, and Assistant at Georgia Secretary of the Senate. Rickia Stafford is a recent graduate from the University of West Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in political science. She aims to reform policy in the South surrounding juvenile delinquency and to create preventive programs for at-risk youth. Driven by the experiences of close family members, she is passionate about creating tangible, positive change within the juvenile justice system in the South. She is interested in analyzing and approaching policy reform holistically through the lenses of education, health, and the law. Rickia plans to pursue a JD beginning in the fall.