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

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

10:00am – 5:00pm
Room: 114
1st Floor
(enter from the back of the building near the steps)
Public Safety Education Center
9750 South 300 West
Sandy, Utah 84070
Larry H. Miller Campus
Salt Lake Community College
Salt Lake, Utah, USA

Sponsored by: Salt Lake Community College Institute of Public Safety, Utah Criminology Student Association, and Save the Kids

For more information contact:
Dr. Anthony J. Nocella II
Cell: 315-657-2911



Session 1 – 10:00am – 11:30am
Chair: Brittany Salazar
Video: Isabella Ochoa
1. Capital Punishment as a Policy Requiring Reform
Hazen Conlon
2. Mental Health and Native Youth
HazelĀ  Blackhair
3. Examining the Strategic Tactics of LGBTQ Youth Being Targeted
Taylor Stebbins
4. STEM Education and Social Justice
Kellie Yates


Session 2 – 11:30am – 1:00pm
Chair: Chad Ruf
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. Graffiti as a form of Rehabilitation for Youth
Katelyn Lassiter
4. The Need for Effective Programs in Detention for Reducing Recidivism
Conrad Marchant and Randy Gonzalez


Lunch 1:00pm – 2:00pm
(conference does not not cover lunch)


Session 3 – 2:00pm – 3:30pm
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. The Effectiveness of Salt Lake Peer Court: Research in Progress
Rebecca Y. Owen
4. Examining the Causes of Poaching
Alex Butterfield


Session 4 – 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Chair: Katelyn Lassiter
Video: Taylor Stebbins
1. Youth of Color with Incarcerated Parents
Rachel Cox
2. Giving Justice to the Wrongly Convicted
Andres Rey
3. Salt Lake Prisoner Letter Writing
Brittany Salazar and Isabella Ochoa
4. Salt Lake Prisoner Letter Writing
Chad Ruf and Lucas Rivera


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.