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Summit on the State of the State of Corrections Begins Next Week

In an effort to shed more light on Delaware’s correctional system, Sen. Marie Pinkney and Rep. Melissa Minor-Brown will host a two-day, all-virtual State of State of Corrections Summit next week. 

Scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both Tuesday, February 22, and Wednesday, February 23, the event will feature national speakers, a community listening session, and a series of roundtable discussions. Roundtable topics will include physical and mental wellness of incarcerated people, the reach of the juvenile justice system, the lived experiences of correctional staff, the state’s expanding re-entry programs and more. 

A full list of panel descriptions, panelist bios and panel registration links now can be found at www.desenatedems.com/sosc.html. Feel free to reach out if I can help answer any questions about the State of State Corrections Summit, which will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on both Tuesday and Wednesday next week. 

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 22   Wednesday, Feb. 23 

WHERE: Virtual (Visit www.desenatedems.com/sosc.html for links to the panels) 

WHO:  Sen. Marie Pinkney 

Rep. Melissa Minor-Brown 

Officials from: 

Delaware Department of Correction 

The Delaware Department of Labor 

The Delaware Department of Services for Children, Youth & their Families 

The Office of Defense Services 

ACLU Delaware 

The Delaware Center for Justice 

The Wilmington Hope Commission 

The Group Violence Intervention Project  

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1 comment on “Summit on the State of the State of Corrections Begins Next Week

  1. Joe Connor

    I will be on the Listening session panel Wednesday at 1:00 PM

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