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Smart Decarceration with Gender-Informed Approaches, Programming, and Policy

August 23, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

August 23 · 12:00-1:30 pm
via Zoom
1.5 Category I CEUs

Presented by: Danyell K. Williams, M.S.

Mass incarceration and failed rehabilitation have resulted in staggering economic and human costs. The challenge is to develop a proactive, comprehensive, evidence-based “smart decarceration” strategy that will dramatically reduce the number of people who are imprisoned and enable the nation to embrace a more effective and just approach to public safety. This session will focus on criminal justice involved women and the need for gender informed approaches, programming, and policy.

As a result of this training, participants will:

  • Understand the effect of mass incarceration on women, especially pregnant and parenting women
  • Gain insight into the impact of gender inequity in prison reform
  • Explore gender-informed approaches and policy necessary for “smart decarceration.”
  • Learn about The Talitha Cumi Project

General Public: $37.50
Jewish Day School Educators / JCS Retirees: $30.00
NJHSA Members: $30.00
JCS Staff / JCS Board & Council Members / Staff of Associated Agencies: FREE



Jewish Community Services is approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor Continuing Education for social workers (psychologists and licensed professional counselors). Jewish Community Services maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Part of the Rosa J. Kolker Professional Development Series. Funding for the series is made possible by a grant from The Kolker-Saxon-Hallock Family Foundation.


August 23, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Event Category:


Zoom Conferencing
MD United States


Jewish Community Services
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