Community Conversations on Criminal Justice Reform

Event Type:
In-person Event
May 03, 2017 06:00pm - 08:00pm
Public Forum

<p>Friends:</p><p>On behalf of the Cook County Safety + Justice Challenge Steering Committee, I would like to invite you to attend a community conversation on criminal justice reform.&nbsp;As part of the Safety + Justice Challenge Network, sponsored by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Cook County is developing strategies to reduce unnecessary use of jail detention and racial and ethnic disparities while preserving public safety.&nbsp; At these round table community conversations we will seek your feedback on strategies that include an automated telephone court reminder system; pretrial release strategies; and diversion at the arrest point.</p><p>Your input is greatly valued in helping Cook County develop effective strategies to safely reduce the use of jail while keeping our communities safe.</p><p>Please see attached invitation and click on the link to register for one of these events or register by clicking the following:</p><p><strong>Registration will remain open until capacity is reached; slots are limited so please RSVP soon.</strong></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>For more information, contact Bryant Jackson Green, Office of the Chief Judge, Circuit Court of Cook County, (312) 603-2923, <a href="">Bryant.JacksonGreen@cookco…;[[{"fid":"4915","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"Community Conversations on Criminal Justice Reform","field_media_description[und][0][value]":""},"type":"media","field_deltas":{"1":{"format":"default","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"Community Conversations on Criminal Justice Reform","field_media_description[und][0][value]":""}},"link_text":"Community Conversations on Criminal Justice Reform","attributes":{"title":"Community Conversations on Criminal Justice Reform","class":"file media-element file-default","data-delta":"1"}}]]</p>