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2020 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Events 

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Urban Dreams - Des Moines

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John R. Grubb YMCA - Des Moines

Monday, January 20, 2020
7:30 - 9:30 AM

The Knapp Center

2601 Forest Avenue
Des Moines IA 50311

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Drake University Law School
Institute of Justice Reform
sponsored by Verizon

Verizon and Drake University Law School’s Institute of Justice Reform and Innovation invite you to attend A Forum on Criminal Justice Reform: Taking the Next Step, Opportunities and Challenges.

The event will take place on Monday, January 20th at 4:30 PM (following the Black & Brown Presidential Forum).

Location:                             Downtown Des Moines Hilton

                                            Cloud Ballroom A

                                             435 Park Ave.

                                             Des Moines, IA 50309

The forum will feature criminal justice experts from a wide array of focuses, including:

Judge Mark Bennett-     Former District Court Judge and Director of Drake University Law School’s Institute of Justice Reform and Innovation

Beth Skinner-                 Director of Iowa Department of Corrections

Wendy Saumelson-        Adult Division of the Juvenile Public Defender Office

Helen Miller-                   Chair of the Iowa Parole Board

Dennis Henderson-        Program Manager with Urban Dreams and formerly incarcerated individual

Moderator-                         Craig Silliman, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative, Legal and Public Policy Officer at Verizon

A cocktail reception will follow the event, featuring refreshments and light appetizers.

To register, visit: https://events.r20. eventReg?oeidk= a07egu5rper84b63e1c&oseq=&c=& ch=

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