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A New Frame for Justice: Bringing Girls into Focus
April 4, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am EDT

Vera’s new speaker series—Getting to Zero: Shutting Down Girls’ Pathways into Incarceration Speaker Seriesbrings together local and national experts to discuss common paths that lead girls and transgender/ gender-nonconforming (GNC) youth into the juvenile justice system—including getting arrested while in the child welfare system, family conflict or violence, and school discipline/ expulsion. Each speaker series event coincides with a convening of Vera’s multi-agency Task Force on Ending Girls’ Incarceration in New York City

On April 3the first installment of this series will tackle the importance of addressing issues that lead to the incarceration of girls, including involvement with the child welfare system.

Monday, April 3, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Vera Institute of Justice
233 Broadway, 12th Floor

This event will be livestreamed



Jeannette Pai-Espinosa, President, The National Crittenton Foundation; Co-Director, OJDDP National Girls Initiative

Hon. Amanda E. White, Supervising Judge, Kings County Family Court

Michelle Diaz, Peer Youth Advocate, Families on the Move of NYC,

Photo by Richard Ross



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