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2017 Learning Conference

Overview and Logistics

Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services Department is proud to host the first Innovations in Reentry Learning Conference to showcase innovative community-based projects that contribute to reducing adult recidivism in Alameda County

The Conference will feature workshops, speakers, and panels on County-funded pilot programs that address the needs of the adult reentry population. The Conference is free and open to all interested community members, county staff, service providers, and reentry stakeholders.

Date & Time: Friday, March 3, 2017, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: Allen Temple Baptist Church Family Life Center Campus, 8501 International Blvd, Oakland, CA 94621.

Cost: Free (breakfast, lunch, and reception included)

Please Register Through This Link


Conference Schedule

8:00 - 8:30 AM - Breakfast and Registration

8:30 - 10:00 AM - Welcoming Remarks, Lived Experience Keynote Speech

10:20 - 11:20 AM - Grantee Workshop Presentations I

11:30 - 12:30 PM - Grantee Workshop Presentations II

12:30 - 1:15 PM - Lunch

1:15 - 1:45 PM - Keynote Speech

1:50 - 2:30 PM - Lived Experience Panel and Q&A

3:00 - 4:00 PM - Respondent Panel

4:10 - 5:00 PM - Reception

CONFERENCE program

Conference Planning Committee

Rodney Brooks, Alameda County Public Defender’s Office

Carol Burton, Jeweld Legacy Group

Neola Crosby, Alameda County Department of Probation

Karen Meredith, Alameda County District Attorney’s Office

Ron Moss, The Gamble Institute

Tunisia Owens, The Reset Foundation

Jessie Warner, City of Oakland

Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services Staff

Rashad Eady, Program Specialist

Sophia Lai, Innovations In Reentry Program Manager

Deante Young, Administrative Assistant

Conference Coordination provided by Health & Human Resource Education Center (HHREC)

Nzinga D. Mpenda, IIR Conference Coordinator

Colette Winlock, Executive Director