Programme Information

Pre-Conference Workshops – Friday, March 30th, 2012
Fairmont Southampton, Gardenia Room – 8:00am – 5:00pm

8:00am Registration Friday & Saturday
9:00am Structural Racism in the Criminal Justice System: The Need for Change – Cordell Riley & Lynne Winfield
10:30am Refreshment Break (15 mins)
Structural Racism & the Criminal Justice System: The Need for Change – Continue
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Social Justice and Mediation – Deepika Marya & Leah Wing
3:15pm Refreshment Break (15 mins)
5:00pm Finish

Racial Justice Conference – Saturday, March 31st, 2012
Fairmont Southampton Gardenia Room – 8:00am – 5:00pm

Bermuda���s Criminal Justice System – Intent & Impact

8:00am Registration
8:30am Welcome – Cordell Riley & Lynne Winfield
Opening – Attorney General and Minister of Justice Senator the Hon. Kim N. Wilson, JP
8:50am Spoken Word – The Chewstick Family
9:10am Keynote Speaker – Dr. Michelle Alexander
on “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness”
10:30am Refreshment Break (15mins)
10:45am Session 1. What’s Going On? – Martha Dismont, Carlton Simmons & Gladwyn Simmons
12noon Lunch
12:45pm Session 2. What’s being done? What can we do?– Kevin Comeau, Pastor Leroy Bean & Sharon Swan
2:00pm Refreshment Break (15mins)
2:15pm Session 3. Restorative Justice – Cordell Riley, Hashim Estwick & Sheridan Scotton
3:30pm Refreshment Break (15mins)
3:45pm Session 4. Panel Discussion – Solution focused input & outcome
5:00pm Finish/Closing Remarks/ Thanks by Cordell Riley, Lynne Winfield
Conference Outcome
Raising Awareness of the Criminal Justice System in Bermuda : Finding an Equitable Way Forward

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