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JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE

SEPTEMBER 24TH AND 25TH

NEW YORK CITY, NY

Hosted by:

JOHN JAY COLLEGE OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE
THE CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS
DRAPER RICHARDS KAPLAN FOUNDATION

Since 2017, the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the Center for American Progress, and the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation have co-hosted the SMART ON CRIME INNOVATIONS CONFERENCE to showcase the progress being made across the country to move communities toward a smarter, fairer, and more effective criminal justice system. This year, we will continue to raise some of the deep questions around criminal justice – especially how to fight for transformation while pressing for wins wherever possible.

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Steering Committee and Featured Speakers

Thomas Abt

Harvard Kennedy School

Amanda Alexander

Detroit Justice Center

Daryl Atkinson

Forward Justice

Beth Avery

National Employment Law Project

Kim Ball

Justice Programs Office, American University

Eduardo Bocanegra

Heartland Alliance

Carroll Bogert

The Marshall Project

Michael Boggs

Supreme Court of Georgia

Sarah Botstein

Skiff Mountain Films

Michael Bouchard

First Judicial District of Pennsylvania

Keir Bradford-Grey

Defender Association of Philadelphia

James Cadogan

Arnold Ventures

Juan Cartagena

LatinoJustice PRLDEF

Inimai Chettiar

Justice Action Network

Ed Chung

Center for American Progress

Jerry Clayton

Washtenaw County, Michigan

Rebecca Cokley

Disability Justice Initiative, Center for American Progress

Scott Colom

16th Circuit District, MS

Ronald Davis

21CP SOLUTIONS, LLC

Daniel Dew

The Buckeye Institute

Cristine DeBerry

San Francisco District Attorney's Office

Lauren-Brooke Eisen

Brennan Center for Justice

Gipsy Escobar

Measures for Justice

Katherine Fernandez Rundle

Office of the State Attorney, 11th Judicial Circuite

Halim Flowers

Unchained Media Collective

Vanita Gupta

The Leadership Conference on Human and Civil Rights

Scott Hechinger

Brooklyn Defender Services

Jasmine Heiss

Vera Institute of Justice

Mark Holden

Koch Industries

DeAnna Hoskins

JustLeadershipUSA

Silas Horst

Koch Industries

Clementine Jacoby

Recidiviz

Alec Karakatsanis

Civil Rights Corps

Max Kenner

Bard Prison Initiative

Lucy Lang

Institute for Innovation in Prosecution

Marc Levin

Texas Public Policy Foundation/Right on Crime

Chokwe Antar Lumumba

City of Jackson

Darren Mack

JustLeadershipUSA

Karol Mason

John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Jennifer Mathis

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Marvin Mayfield

JustLeadershipUSA

Desmond Meade

Florida Rights Restoration Coalition

Lynn Novick

Skiff Mountain Films

Michael Poche

Florida House of Representatives

Andy Potter

One Voice

Erika Preuitt

Multnomah County Dept. of Community Justice

Jonathan Rapping

Gideon's Promise, INC.

Arthur Rizer

R Street Institute

Scott Roberts

Color of Change

Rachel Rollins

Suffolk County District Attorney's Office

Jago Russells

Fair Trials

Topeka K. Sam

The Ladies of Hope Ministries

Vincent Schiraldi

Columbia University

Evonne Silva

Code for America

Amy Solomon

Arnold Ventures

Carter Stewart

Draper Richards Kaplan

Meme Styles

MEASURE

Zoë Towns

FWD.us

Nicholas Turner

Vera Institute of Justice

Aswad Thomas

Alliance for Safety and Justice & Crime Survivors for Safety and Justice

Dior Vargas

Bruce Western

Columbia University

Quintin Williams

Heartland Alliance

Julie Wertheimer

City of Philadelphia

HIGHLIGHTS FROM LAST YEAR'S CONFERENCE

Smart on Crime Year In Review 2019
2018 Smart On Crime Innovations Conference Recap
Highlights: Reforming Probation and Parole to Promote Success
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney: Rethinking Jails
Highlights: Mayor Bynum on the Greenwood Massacre
Celebrating the Year's Criminal Justice Victories
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