Seventh Annual Workshop

SPRING 2018 / APRIL 7, 2018

RACIAL INJUSTICE:

THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SYSTEM

IN THE UNITED STATES

Featured Guest, Margaret Breslau

Chairperson of The Coalition for Justice, Blacksburg

Margaret Breslau organized many local actions for peace and social justice. Since 1981 the Coalition for Justice has sought to bring groups and individuals in the New River Valley together in order to nurture a grassroots movement for positive social change.

Featured Guest, Andy Morikawa

Virginia Tech Institute for Policy and Governance Fellow and Race and Social Policy Research Center Associate

Andy Morikawa serves as a trustee on the boards of local, regional and international change nonprofits. He hosts a podcast, Trustees Without Borders; and serves on the organizing bodies of Community Voices, the Dialogue on Race, and Conversations NRV.

Featured Speaker, Wornie Reed

Professor of Sociology and Africana Studies and 

Director of the Race and Social Policy Research Center at Virginia Tech

Professor Reed has taught courses, conducted research, and published numerous articles and several books on medical care, health and illness, urban communities, and criminal and juvenile justice. He serves on the Steering Committee of the Montgomery County Dialogue on Race.

Featured Speaker, Don Shoemaker

Professor of Sociology at Virginia Tech 

Professor Shoemaker is the author of numerous articles on juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice, including work in international settings. His most recent publications include Juvenile Justice: A Reference Handbook (with Timothy Wolfe), Juvenile Delinquency, 3rd edition, and Theories of Delinquency, 7th edition forthcoming.

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