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Criminal Justice Forum

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Northern Virginia area chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. have teamed up to host a regional Criminal Justice Forum. The candidates for Commonwealth/District Attorney in the various NoVA jurisdictions have been invited to participate. There will be time for Q&A from the audience. So far, the following candidates for office have responded:

  • Parisa Dehghani Tafti, Arlington County and Falls Church
  • Theo Stamos, Arlington County and Falls Church
  • Steve Descano, Fairfax
  • Amy Ashworth, Prince William County
  • Tracey Lenox, Prince William County
  • Buta Biberaj, Loudoun County
  • Nicole Whittman, Loudoun County

The topics of discussion are as follows:

  • Mental Health and the Legal System
  • Racial Disparities in incarceration
  • Juvenile, School Resource Officers
  • School to Prison Pipeline
  • Disproportionate arrests/conviction rates amongst people of color
  • Prosecutorial Discretion

Details

Date:
April 24
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Gum Springs Community Center
8100 Fordson Road
Alexandria, VA United States
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