2017 National Conference

November 2-4, 2017, University of Chicago

Tools and Tactics: Promising Solutions to Advance the Era of Smart Decarceration
The goal of this conference was to promote the integration of research, practice, and policy into the building—and sustaining—of the decarceration era. The conference featured keynote addresses, panels, and breakout sessions with national experts, people with lived experience, policy-makers, and advocates who are actively engaged in the decarceration movement.

Shaun King:

How to Fight for Justice and Win

Susan Burton:

From Prison Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women

Special Address

Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL)

Photo Gallery