Beyond the Walls: Schedule for 2017

8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast and Registration

9:00 am – 10:15 am  Opening Plenary

10:30 am – 11:45 am: Breakout Session 1

  • Never Too Late to Learn: Re-Entry to School
  • Mass Incarceration 101: Stories, Stats, and Starts to Solutions
  • Effective Collaboration with Prisoner Families & Victims of Crime
  • Write Me, Visit Me, Answer My Call! The Importance of the
    Outside World in Reducing Recidivism
  • #FreeBresha and the Criminalization of Black Girls and Women
  • Bringing Families and Communities into Court: Participatory Defense in Philadelphia
  • When Faith Hurts: Healing Spiritual Trauma
  • Linkage to Care from Corrections to Community: Continuity of HIV Medical Care
  • Prison Yoga Teacher Training for Incarcerated and Re-Turning Citizens
  • Hepatitis C 101
  • Sentencing by the Numbers: Pretrial Algorithms Determing Risk? or Needs?
  • Beyond Survival: Building Networks of Support for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming Individuals Reentering to Philly
  • Kids are Kids: The Impacts of Trying Young People as Adults
  • Carry a Kit, Safe a Life: Naloxone (Narcan) Use, Harm Reduction, and Overdose Prevention
  • Arrested Development: Trauma-Impacted and Addicted Women in the Criminal Justice System

11:55 am – 1:10 pm: Breakout Session 2

  • Playing to Win: Game Winning Strategies that Will Get You
  • Back to Work
  • Prison Traumatic Stress Disorder (The Other PTSD)
  • Fathers and Children Together Inside SCI Graterford
  • Transforming Reentry Services through Art and Advocacy
  • Interpreting History through Lived Experience: The Returning
    Citizens Tour Guide Project at Eastern State Penitentiary
  • Mirrors and Windows: Using Media Literacy to Unpack Pop
    Culture Representation of Imprisonment
  • Risk of Fatal Overdose Following Release from the Philadelphia Department of Prisons
  • Cruel and Unusual: Inside the Fight for Hep C Treatment Access in Prisons
  • The Changing Faces of Living Behind and Beyond the Walls
  • Clinical Care at the Philadelphia Department of Corrections
  • Let Compassion Win! Ending the Other Death Penalty
  • Pregnancy, Delivery, and Regular Gynecological Healthcare in
  • Prisons and Upon Reentry: Demanding Better Standards of Care

1:10 pm – 2:15 pm: Lunch

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm: Breakout Session 3

  • Creating Effective Lobbying for Criminal Justice and  Mass Incarceration Policy and Legislation
  • Halfway Housing
  • Mama’s Bail Out Day and the Movement to #EndCashBail in Philly
  • Challenges Facing Deaf Inmates and Returning Citizens
  • Now I Want a Job….What Do I Do?
  • Our Elders Behind Bars: The Fight to Bring Aging Prisoners Home
  • Sex Work Criminalization as a Human Rights Violation
  • Trans Justice: Creating Community through Wires
  • Restorative Re-Entry Circles
  • #No215Jail & #No215Bail: The Movement to Close HOC and
  • End Cash Bail in Philadelphia

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm: Breakout Session 4

  • Network and Strategize! Activism and Advocacy
  • Network and Strategize! Families
  • Hope Behind Bars: How to Successfully Renitegrate into the Community
  • Writing as Resistance
  • Improved HIV Outcomes for Inmames Linked to Prison Linkage Programs
  • Network and Strategize! In the Field: Supporting Reentry
  • Pushing Back Against HIV Criminalization Prosecutions: Undetectable Equals Untransmittable!
  • Network and Strategize! Experiencing Reentry