2019 Forum on Criminal Justice – cancelled

The Women’s Network: Advocates for Democratic Principles

13th Statewide Issues Forum

Stay tuned for further information about distribution of the recommendations that would have been distributed at this Forum.

Individuals who registered and speakers have been contacted. Please direct questions to info@kywomensnetwork.com


Saturday, November 16, 2019

Holiday Inn Hurstbourne

1325 S. Hurstbourne Parkway, Louisville, Kentucky


8:15   Registration and Coffee

9:00  Welcome: Donna Moore Campbell, TWN Chair

9:15   Update and Overview of TWN’s Criminal Justice Issues

Joan Gregory, Chair, Commonwealth Policy Institute

9:30  Break

9:45  Panel on Criminal Justice Reform       

Moderator, Bobby Clark, Chair, CPI Criminal Justice Committee

Pre-Trial Release: Pam Thomas, Senior Fellow, KY Center for Economic Policy

Mandatory Minimum Sentences and Presumption of Probation:  Scott West, Deputy Advocate, KY Dept. of Public Advocacy

Voting Rights Restoration:  Sara Lee, ACLU of KY, Smart Justice Advocate

Re-Entry Program for Incarcerated Felons:  Kristin Harrod, KY Dept. of Corrections, Director, Division of Re-Entry Services

Question and Answer Session with Panelists

11:30  Buffet Lunch (included with registration)

Luncheon Speaker:  The Honorable Greg Stumbo,  Candidate for Attorney General (when flyer was distributed)

1:00   Experiencing the Criminal Justice System:

Erika Pettus, ACLU of KY, Smart Justice Advocate

1:20   What to Expect from the Legislature: 

Senator Morgan McGarvey, Minority Floor Leader

Representative Charles Booker, Member, House Judiciary Committee

2:00  Questions for Legislators:   What can we do?

2:30   Forum Wrap-up

2:45   Annual Business Meetings of TWN & TWNPAC