Dec. 8, 2018 – Bi-Annual Crime, Justice, and Equity Conference

Call for Presentations
Bi-Annual Crime, Justice, and Equity Conference
December 8, 2018
10:00am to 5:00pm
Room 114 and 116
Public Education and Training Center
Miller Campus, Salt Lake Community College
Sandy, Utah

  • Submit: Title, 200-250 word abstract, and 80-100 biography and send to: (subject – Conference Submission).
  • November 20, 2018 is the Deadline for submissions.


Session 1 – 10:00am – 11:30am

Room 114
Chair: Brittany Salazar
Video: Isabella Ochoa
1. Resources for Youth with Disabilities in the Juvenile Justice System
Maddy Humphrey
2. Mental Health and Native Youth
Hazel  Blackhair
3. Examining the Strategic Tactics of LGBTQ Youth Being Targeted
Taylor Stebbins


Session 2 – 11:30am – 1:00pm

Room 114
Chair: Maddy Humphrey
Video: Keegan Wardley
1. The Broken Cycle of the Mentally Disabled in Homelessness and Incarceration
Jamie Luna
2. The Need for Rehabilitation as Alternatives and in Prisons in the U.S.
Claudia Leon
3. The War on Drugs and How if Effects Youth
Brian Luna
4. Graffiti as a form of Rehabilitation for Youth
Katelyn Lassiter


Lunch 1:00pm – 2:00pm


Session 3 – 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Room 114
Chair: Conrad Marchant
Video: Emily Milner
1. Examining the Incarceration of Racism in the U.S.
Emily Milner
2. Hip Hop as a Form of Rehabilitation for Youth
Keegan Wardley
3. ICE and How it Effects Youth and their Families
William Luna
4. The Effectiveness of Salt Lake Peer Court: Research in Progress
Rebecca Y. Owen


Session 4 – 3:30pm – 5:00pm

Room 114
Chair: Katelyn Lassiter
Video: Taylor Stebbins
1. Youth of Color with Incarcerated Fathers
Rachel Cox
2. The Need for Effective Programs in Detention for Reducing Recidivism
Conrad Marchant and Randy Gonzalez