Panelist: Chief Ralph L. Godbee, Jr., Police Department, City of Detroit, and Lawnya Sherrod, Youth Representative, National Forum on Youth Violence Prevention, Founder of Glimpse of Hope and Youth Voice.
How Detroit Is Preventing Youth Violence - Detroit
Looking to Leaders: National Experts Share Models of Success - Detroit
Panelist: Sandra Bloom, M.D., Associate Professor, Drexel University School of Public Health, Héctor Sánchez-Flores, Executive Director, National Compadres Network, Tadarial Sturdivant, Director, Wayne County Child and Family Services, and Vincent Schiraldi, Commissioner, New York City Department of Probation.
Investing in Prevention, Building on Success - Detroit
Panelist: Vincent Felitti, M.D., President and CEO of California Institutes of Preventive Medicine, Clinical Professor of Medicine at University of California–San Diego, and Fellow of The American College of Physicians, Alex Piquero, Ph.D., Ashbel Smith Professor in the Program in Criminology in the School of Economic, Political, and Policy Sciences at the University of Texas at Dallas, and Neil Guterman, Ph.D., Mose and Sylvia Firestone Professor, Director of the Beatrice Cummings Mayer Program in Violence Prevention, and Dean of the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
Making Change Happen: Public/Private Partnerships - Detroit
Panelist: Pamela Shifman, Director, Initiatives for Girls and Women, NoVo Foundation, Dr. William Bell, President and Chief Executive Officer, Casey Family Programs, and Carol Goss, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Skillman Foundation
Changing Norms Within Families, Communities, and Systems - Detroit
Panelist: Larry Cohen, MSW, Founder and Executive Director of Prevention Institute, David Esquith, Acting Director, Office of Safe and Healthy Students, U.S. Department of Education, and Mary Lee, Deputy Director, PolicyLink.
Mary Lou Leary, Acting Associate Attorney General, Office of Justice Programs, joined the panel for the question-and-answer period.
“Youth Pushing Youth”: Reaching for a Better Future; Closing Remarks From Co-Chairs - Detroit
Panelist: Aisha Stubbs, Struggling Youth Into Successful Adults, Rodney Nelson, Team Captain and Assistant Instructor, South Shore Drill Team, and Joron Burnett, Founder and CEO, Green Light Movement.
Michael Borum of the South Shore Drill Team joined the panel for the question-and-answer period.
Children’s Differential Experiences of Violence in Highly Impacted Communities - Miami
Panelist: Roy Martin, Program Manager, Partnership Advancing Communities Together, Boston Health Commission, Major Eddie Levins, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department, North Carolina, Sarah Greene, ACSW, LCSW, Program Administrator of Criminal Justice Partnerships, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and Dawn L. Brown, Executive Director of Girls and Gangs
Immigrant and At-risk Youth Exposed to Violence: Creating Successful Responses - Miami
Panelist: Laura Kallus, Executive Director of the PanZOu Project, Inc., Carolyn Reyes, J.D., MSW, Senior Staff Attorney at Legal Services for Children (LSC), Lyn Tan, Program Director, Youth Gang Prevention at Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization, and Michael de Arellano, Ph.D., National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Department of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina.
Children’s Exposure to Violence in the Real World: An Interactive Discussion - Miami
Facilitator: Charles J. Ogletree, Jr., Director, Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race and Justice
The Honorable Michael J. Ryan, Cleveland Municipal Court Judge
Vicki Spriggs, CEO of Texas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates)
Opening Remarks - Miami
Panelist: Bernard P. Perlmutter, Director of the Children & Youth Law Clinic, University of Miami School of Law, The Honorable Cindy S. Lederman, Presiding Judge, Juvenile Court of Miami-Dade County, Wifredo A. Ferrer, U.S. Attorney, Southern District of Florida, Defending Childhood Task Force Co-Chairs Joe Torre and Robert Listenbee, Jr. Defending Childhood Task Force Members.
The Child Welfare System and Children’s Exposure to Violence - Miami
Bryan Samuels, Commissioner of Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Department of Health and Human Services
Interrupting the Cycle of Violence: Local Leaders’ Panel - Miami
Panelist: The Honorable Mark Luttrell, Jr., Mayor of Shelby County (Memphis), Tennessee, The Honorable Dwight C. Jones, Mayor of Richmond, Virginia. (Note: Bryan Samuels, Commissioner of Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Department of Health and Human Services, rejoined the panel for further dialogue with the task force.)