Pre-Booking Jail Diversion/CIT

Starting Date: 06-04-2008
Starting Time: 9:00am
Address

Fordham University, Lincoln Center, McNally Amphit
140 W 62nd Street
New York, New York 10023
United States
646-260-6575
Description
Come Join Rights for Imprisoned People with Psychiatric Disabilities!
Wednesday, June 4, 2008
For an open forum on:
PRE-BOOKING JAIL DIVERSION/CRISIS INTERVENTION TEAMS
Fordham University, Lincoln Center
140 W 62nd Street, New York, NY 10023
McNally Amphitheatre
Come join people directly affected, advocates, government officials,
academics, and legal providers as they engage in an open discussion
about the current state of the criminal justice system and how pre-
booking jail diversion can be implemented to best service people with
psychiatric disabilities. Confirmed speakers include Marquez
Claxton, 100 Blacks in Law Enforcement; Ann Pennington, researcher
from Denver Colorado; Maria Ortiz, family member; Alex Anderson, ACT
Team and RIPPD member; Jean Griffin, sister of David Glowczenski
(tasered to death by Southampton Village Police); Carlos Sabater,
RIPPD member; Mary Beth Pfeiffer, Author Crazy in America. Other
invited speakers include Sgt. Dan Berardini, Commanding Officer,
Rochester EDPRT and Major Sam Cochran, coordinator Memphis CIT.
Forum will run from 9:00 AM till 1:00 PM
to register please visit:
www.rippd.org
or contact:
Lisa Ortega (646-260-6575)
Co-Sponsored by Fordham University
Graduate School of Social Service Alumni Association
Also, In hopes of accomplishing the work we've been involved in.
I ask that you please sign this petition and forward it to
others,who may support this much needed change we are working
towards. Here's the link:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/takeaction/961883011
.
Please forward to others who would be interested in joining us.
Thank You.
Carlos Sabater
RIPPD Member
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