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Understanding and Responding to Mass Incarceration 2023 Conference on Youth Justice: Changing the Narrative

April 14 @ 8:30 am-4:15 pm


This daylong conference at Metro State University’s Saint Paul campus will examine the specific challenges faced by youth in the criminal legal system or at risk of involvement in it.

Topics will include:
• the school-to-prison pipeline
• the prosecution of youth as adults
• historical and personal trauma
• and much more

As well as options for response such as:
• community prevention
• restorative practices
• alternatives to incarceration
• mentorship

With a keynote address by Malaika Eban, Interim Executive Director of the Legal Rights Center.

The annual URMI conference—now in its tenth year—is free and open to all university and community members. Registration is required at https://urmi_2023.eventbrite.com

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Metro State University
1105 Greenbrier Street
Saint Paul, MN 55106 United States
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