SUMMIT AT-A-GLANCE


Wednesday • November 12, 2014

Registration

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Opening Plenary Session

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Invocation Velda Dobson-Davis »
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Annuitant

Welcome and Introduction Minister Tony Adams »
And the California Black-Brown Summit on Reentry/Recidivisim Steering Committee

Who Is The AB 109 Population?

The different populations of AB 109 and how it affects the judicial system, law enforcement system and community

Isaac Taggart Sr. » (Moderator)
Program Director of PUEBLOs Reentry Program

Christopher Hansen » (Panelist)
Chief Probation Officer, Solano County

Elder Harold Young » (Panelist)
Founder and CEO, Kinship Redeemers Incorporated


WORKSHOPS (5) 10:15 - 11:45AM

Evidence Based Practices

Research based discussion centered on reentry practices and outcomes.

Dr. Bill Lane » (Moderator)
Freedom through Education / Founder SCBC Model

Lesha Roth » (Panelist)
Probation Manager, Contra Costa County Probation

Kevin Lowe, Ph D. » (Panelist)
The Change Companies

James Josha Jr. » (Panelist)
President/Founder, Citizens of Education Sub-Division of Citizens of Concerned for Parolees


Working With Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

This workshop will provide participants an overview of working with formerly incarcerated individuals within underserved communities. Taking a Holistic Ecological perspective in working with vulnerable populations we will examine the barriers that exist within this population.

Sol Irving » (Moderator)
Options Recovery Services, Berkeley

Dr. Joey Nuñez Estrada Jr., Ph.D. » (Panelist)
Assistant Professor, San Diego State University - Counseling and School Psychology Department
Director, Rise Up Industries


Robert Hernandez, MSW » (Panelist)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Southern California - School of Social Work
Co-Founder, Executive Director - Visionary Youth Center, Inc.


Antwon Cloird » (Panelist)
Chief Operations Officer, Men and Women of Purpose

Restorative Justice

A system of criminal justice that focuses on the rehabilitation of offenders through reconciliation with victims and the community at large.

The Restorative Justice workshop is designed for Breaking through the Barriers and opening the doors for formerly incarcerated people to have a better chance of being successful productive citizens in the communities. Having the opportunity of working together in partnership with City Officials, The Faith Based Communities, Business and within the communities at large. With this collaboration working together towards Public Safety in Solano County will help with healing and the issues that our cities suffer from today.

Tesha Trenay Wallace » (Moderator)
Co-Director, KGM1 Gospel Radio Oakland

Cheauvon Brown-Nelson » (Panelist)
Founder & Director of Golden Blessings Ministries / Formerly Incarcerated

Pastor Everett Robinson » (Panelist)
Pastor, The Will of God Christian Center in Vallejo, CA.

Jerry Elster » (Panelist)
America Friends Service Committee-AFSC in San Francisco/Formerly Incarcerated

Niinana Kweku » (Panelist)
Executive Director of Family Solutions Inc.

Initiatives in Law Enforcement

Law enforcement facilitated prevention and intervention programs. The processes used to monitor and treat AB 109 Participants while in custody and in the community.

Ruben Vang (Panelist)
Supervising Deputy Program Officer, Solano County Probation Department

Amy Potter (Panelist)
Solano County Probation Department

John Carli » (Panelist)
Vacaville Chief of Police

Walt Tibbet (Panelist)
Fairfield Chief of Police

Reentry Councils / Roundtables

Representation of Roundtables discussion. The importance of Roundtables. What can be accomplished with such collaborations.

Katie Kramer » (Moderator)
CRCN California ReEntry Council Network

Raymond Courtemanche » (Panelist)
Solano County ReEntry Council Chair

Roger Maryatt » (Panelist)
Founder, Solano Recovery Project

Neola Crosby » (Panelist)
Reentry Coordinator, Alameda County Probation Department


LUNCH 12:00 - 1:45 PM

Invocation

Dr. Morris A. Curry, Jr. »
Senior Pastor Emeritus, Garden Chapel Christian Fellowship International CSP-San Quentin

Guest Speakers

12:15 - 12:30 PM

Rev. Willie Douglas »
At-Large Community Civil-Human Rights & Social Justice Advocate

12:45 - 1:00 PM

Charles Turner »
Manager, Adult / Reentry Services / Community Liaison - Oakland Private Industry Council

1:15 - 1:45 PM

Keynote Speaker


Sen. Loni Hancock »
California State Senate, 9th district


WORKSHOPS (5) 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Faith Based Programs – Mending the Holes in the Net

How does faith fit into AB 109? The role of faith programs during incarceration and within the community.

Deanna Allen » (Moderator)
Founder Abundant Place Ministries

Tony Adams » (Panelist)
Outreach Pastor, Mt Calvary Baptist Church

Tim May » (Panelist)
Founder, Ebenezer Outreach Ministries and President, Vacaville Christian Ministerial Association

Sol Irving » (Panelist)
Options Recovery Services, Berkeley

Carol Davis » (Panelist)
Founder and Executive Director, Mission of Grace Foundation

Family Unity

Assisting to help heal society and our communities to recover the traditional family unit through legal assistance and policy:

This workshop is designed to educate society of the legal hardships and trauma that women and children face during incarceration. Disconnecting the family unit has brought a Psychosis on the women and children that has effected society from generation to generation. This workshop is designed to start looking into solutions of healing, reunification, policies for keeping the family unit together for a healthy happier community.

Marlene Hurd » (Moderator)
Vice Chair Commissioner for the Oakland Housing Authority pointed by the Mayor

Pastor Jerone Davison » (Panelist)
Pastor of The Harvest Family Church in Fairfield, CA

Carol Strickman » (Panelist)
Attorney of law at Legal Services for Women Prisoners with Children-LSPC in San Franiciso

Cheauvon Brown-Nelson » (Panelist)
Founder & Director of Golden Blessings Ministries / Formerly Incarcerated

Pastor Wanda Peyton » (Panelist)
Founder & Executive Director of Virtues Women & Men of Valor Ministries

Employment Solutions

Getting the offender employment ready and what does being prepared look like. The importance of employment in reducing recidivism.

Marion Aiken » (Moderator)
Program Manager, Workforce Services Manager - Workforce Investment Board of Solano County

Lorraine Fernandez (Panelist)
Business Services Coordinator, Workforce Investment Board of Solano County

Elvie DeLeon » (Panelist)
Executive Director, Global Center for Success

Theresa Galvan » (Panelist)
Program Director of “Ticket to Work” / Lift3 Support Group

Ava Marie Jones » (Panelist)
Disabled Veteran Outreach Program Representative, Employment Development Department

Mike Hamilton (Panelist)
Founder, KAM Support Services

Housing Solutions

Matching offender housing needs. Why is housing important?

Bob Stalker » (Moderator)
Managing Attorney, Solano County Office of Legal Services of Northern California.

Nick Fisher » (Panelist)
Development Director, Mission Solano

Ines Garcia » (Panelist)
The Prem Rawat Foundation's Peace Education Program, Volunteer

Barriers to Success / Reentry Resources

What Resources are available upon release for the previously incarcerated, to help them Reenter their Communities successfully.

To Be Determined... (Moderator)

Timothy Polasik (Panelist)
Community Resource Manager, CDCR Folsom State Prisons

Maggi Schubert » (Panelist)
Program Manager, Yolo County Day Reporting Center

Mark Lillis (Panelist)
Executive Director, The Leaven Organization

John Edward Holman » (Panelist)
IT Director for Healthy Communities, Inc.

Plenary Workshop - All Participants

3:45 - 5:15 pm Social Justice vs. Public Safety - AB 109

Open Discussion revolving around the need for Social Justice, for the previously incarcerated and Public Safety concerns of Community Residents, experiencing the impact of the previously incarcerated, returning to their communities, due to overcrowding in the State Prison System.

Richard H. Jacques (Moderator)
CEO, California Black-Brown Summit on Reentry / Recidivism

Deanna Allen » (Moderator)
Founder, Abundant Place Ministries

Mr. Gary Lieberstein » (Lead Facilitator)
NAPA County District Attorney

Dr. Morris A. Curry, Jr. » (Facilitator)
Senior Pastor Emeritus, Garden Chapel Christian Fellowship International CSP-San Quentin

Donna Robinson (Facilitator)
Chief Deputy, Solano County Probation Department

To Be Determined... (Facilitator)
Solano County Public Defenders Office


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Thursday • November 13, 2014

Registration

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Invocation

Deanna Allen »
Founder, Abundant Place Ministries

Opening Session

9:00 - 10:00 AM

Richard H. Jacques » (MC)
CEO, California Black-Brown Summit on Reentry / Recidivism

GUEST SPEAKERS

Dorenda Hamarlund »
Manager, Industry Employment Program - California Prison Industry Authority

CALPIA Video - Presentation

Anthony Summers - Admissions and Job Placement Coordinator
Keith Judkins - Director of Training
Michaels Transporation Services/MTS Training Academy

WORKSHOPS (5) 10:15 - 11:45 AM

Breaking the Cycle – Prevention by Reaching the Youth

A discussion on how we reach our Young, to break the cycle of Incarceration and Gang Activity in Communities of Color.

Tony Adams » (Moderator)
Outreach Pastor, Mt Calvary Baptist Church

David Derf AKA Wordsmith (Panelist)
Founder, Neighborhood HOPE Dealers

Faith Track #3 Reaching In As We Reach Out

How to get your congregation involved in everyday needs that impact this community. From inside to outside work.

Deanna Allen » (Moderator)
Founder Abundant Place Ministries

Pastor John Butcher » (Panelist)
Senior Pastor of The Building in Suisun

Felicia Dixon » (Panelist)
Preparing Lifers for Parole

Shawheen Coon » (Panelist)
Founder, Blessed Dove Inc

Relations within the Prisons & Community
Black / Latino / White / Others

A discussion of the Racial Politics in the Prison and Social Pecking Order.

Richard H. Jacques » (Moderator)
CEO, California Black-Brown Summit on Reentry / Recidivism

Gang Task Force Members (Panelist)

Prior Gang Members previously incarcerated (Panelist)

Michael McKinnon (Panelist)

Larry Bluford » (Panelist)


LUNCH 12:00 - 1:45 PM

Invocation

Cheauvon Brown-Nelson »
Founder, Golden Blessing Ministries

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

AB 109 Participants (6)
Men and Women Speak on their Participation in AB10

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Jeff Tsai » (Keynote Speaker)
Special Assistant, State Attorney General Office of Kamala D. Harris



WORKSHOPS (5) 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Wellness — Inside & Out

Medical/Dental Screenings, Services Available Inside, Continuum of Care, Obamacare Upon Release

Dr. Lakita Long » (Moderator)
The People’s Therapist, Founder Inspiring You & Motivate the Life

Dr. Eureka Daye » (Moderator)
Regional Healthcare Executive, California Correctional Healthcare Services

Andy Williamson (Panelist)
Solano Health & Social Services

Basic Civil Rights

Understanding offender rights. New changes in offenders rights

Rev. Willie Douglas » (Moderator)
At-Large Community Civil-Human Rights & Social Justice Advocate

Rev. Jethroe Moore II » (Panelist)
Governor Appointed P.O.S.T. Commissioner

Jimmie E. Jackson » (Panelist)
President of Vallejo, CA NAACP

The Face of the Incarcerated Female

Gender Specific Responses, the unique ways we reach women inside and address their specific needs upon release.

Deanna Allen » (Moderator)
Founder Abundant Place Ministries

Cal Coalition for Women Prisoners – Advocates (Panelist)

Patty Ayala (Panelist)
Case Manager, Youth Family Services and WRAP Women’s ReEntry Achievement Program

Elsa Gutierrez (Panelist)
Title, Organization

Velda Dobson-Davis » (Panelist)
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Annuitant

Robin Weidman » (Panelist)
Evangelist & Executive Director/Founder, The Princess Transitional Living for Women

Pat Nicodemus (Panelist)
WRAP

Faith Based Programs – First Point Responders

This Session will explore and explain “What Prison Ministry is and what it Aint”. It doesn’t’ have to be jailhouse religion, in fact, it shouldn’t be. Attendees will hear from Former Members of the Incarcerated Church and how to effectivley involve your congregation in everyday needs that impact your community through the Formerly Incarcerated and those who ministered to them from Inside to Outside.

Dr. Morris A. Curry, Jr. » (Moderator)
Senior Pastor Emeritus, Garden Chapel Christian Fellowship International CSP-San Quentin

Manny Mill » (Panelist)
Founder Koinonia House & Meet Me At the Gate

Rev. Garrett Martin » (Panelist)
Founder and President Shepherd’s Staff Ministries

Bishop Darrell C. Hartley » (Panelist)
Presiding Bishop of World Wide Ministry Fellowship

Rev. Ed Kie » (Panelist)
Founder Connects, Inc.

Rev. Demetrius Daniel » (Panelist)
Business Owner

Minister Leslie Arroyo » (Panelist)
Open Arms Transitional Care/Discipleship for Ex-Offenders

Minister Otis Cole » (Panelist)
Open Arms Transitional Care/Discipleship for Ex-Offenders

Plenary Workshop - All Participants

3:45 - 5:15 pm The Key to Unlock the Doors to Successful Re-entry

This workshop will focus on educating the stakeholders about the differences between County and Federal Agencies dealing with community supervision. It will also serve as a gateway for answers to unlock the doors to successful reintergration.

Brenda Barron-Harrell » (Moderator)
United States Probation Officer, Eastern District of California

Christopher Hansen » (Panelist)
Solano County Chief Probation Officer, Retired United States Chief Probation Officer

Darnell Hammock » (Panelist)
United States Probation Officer, Northern District of California / Re-Entry Specialist

Bret Anderson » (Panelist) Consultant, National Institute of Corrections (NIC) President/Owner of h2 Communication, LLC

Deretha McCowen » (Panelist)
Employment Specialist / Job Developer, Goodwill Industires

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Friday • November 14, 2014 9:00AM - 12:00PM

CBBSRR / Solano County - Summary & Analysis / Workshop

An open discussion, to evaluate the successes and misses of the CBBSRR / Solano County, and how we can improve future Summit's, in preparation of a "White Paper", that will be disseminated throughout the Criminal Justice System.

Richard H. Jacques » (Moderator)
CEO, California Black-Brown Summit on Reentry / Recidivism (CBBSRR)

Deanna Allen » (Moderator)
Founder Abundant Place Ministries

Dr. Joey Nuñez Estrada Jr. » (Facilitator)
Assistant Professor, San Diego State University - Counseling and School Psychology Department

Robert Hernandez, MSW » (Facilitator)
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Southern California - School of Social Work
Co-Founder, Executive Director - Visionary Youth Center, Inc.