Please save the date for the spring forum "Transforming Justice: Mobilizing Incarcerated Mothers and Young Women through Community Action," taking place at UIC-Student Center East (Illinois Room) on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 from 8:30-2:30pm.
This forum is an extension of the Nov. 12, 2015 community dialogue “Fostering Community-Based Opportunities for High-Risk Young Women in Chicago,” where participants identified barriers and solutions for Chicago’s young women at risk for involvement with the criminal justice system.This forum is designed to inspire and support systems change for incarcerated mothers and young women at-risk of justice system involvement.
Nominations: At the forum, we will award women in the community who have overcome obstacles related to incarceration and other justice system involvement, to make positive changes in their lives in their community. The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 11, 2016.
The forum is sponsored by the UIC Jane Addams College of Social Work with support from community partners Alliance of Local Service Organizations (ALSO), Girls Like Me, Traffick Free, and Acclivus, Inc.
For more information about the forum, please contact Stephanie Hausen at email@example.com.