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BPC 10th Annual Justice Reform Summit

The 2015 BPC Summit on Saturday, November 14th marked the 10 year anniversary of the event at the Washington State Reformatory (WSR) in Monroe, WA. The day was filled with presentations and constructive dialogue that invoked both tears and laughter at various points throughout the program. The theme of the summit was “Community Restoration” and around 150 guests were in attendance – 100 from the community. Ever since the BPC developed a partnership with the Teacher Residency Program through the Seattle School District, anywhere between one-third to one-half of the guest are brand new, incoming educators. Long time BPC member,
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Thank you for attending the Black Prisoners’ Caucus 2014 Social Justice Summit

The 9th Annual Black Prisoners’ Caucus Social Justice Summit was held at the Washington State Reformatory in Monroe, WA on November 15, 2014. A warm thanks to all those who attended. The event was attended by BPC members, sponsors, volunteers and guests including Seattle Teacher Residents, the Seattle King County NAACP President, the deputy prosecutor from the King County Prosecutors Office, community members and public officials. The program included: Understanding the “Education to Prison Pipeline” Re-enactments (see link below for script) Analysis of Re-enactments The Value of Personal Relationships Identify the issues (How to Close the Pipeline) talking topics: The
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Justice Reform Summit 2008

Anthony Wright presenting on higher education as a pathway to freedom. Derrick Jones presenting on the importance of family connections and the impact of incarceration of families and children. Freddy Moore presenting of the juvenile justice system. Marcus Altheimer presenting on transition and reentry and the need to think beyond incarceration. Vincent Sherrill presenting on mental health disorders, viewing mental health disorders as a societal issues and its effects on self, family and community.
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