Hamline Events

We Are All Criminals

Date: September 20, 2019
Time: 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Cost: $100, $50, $25
Contact: cjl@hamline.edu
Location: Sundin Music Hall
Sponsor: N/A
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Join the Center for Justice and Law on Friday, September 20th 1:00-4:30pm for "We Are All Criminals" at Hamline University with keynote speaker Emily Baxter and featuring St. Paul Mayor, Melvin Carter. Come hear the stories of those who committed crimes, those who got away with them, and those who have been directly affected by the criminal justice system. There will also be an art display created by women who are incarcerated in Ramsey County.

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Jillian Peterson, PhD Psychologist and Director, Center for Justice and Law
Emily Baxter Executive Director, We Are All Criminals
Mayor Melvin Carter Mayor of Saint Paul
Rep. John Lesch (DFL) Minnesota House of Representatives, District 66B
Richard McLemore Housing Director, Ujamaa Place
Tonja Honsey Founder, We Rise

1:00 - 1:05 pm: Introduction by Dr. Jillian Peterson
1:05 - 1:55 pm: Keynote address by Emily Baxter
1:55 - 2:20 pm: Mayor Melvin Carter
2:20 - 2:30 pm: Break
2:30 - 2:45 pm: Representative Lesch
2:45 - 3:00 pm: Tonja Honsey, personal experience
3:00 - 3:15 pm: Drew Schaffer
3:15 - 3:30 pm: Richard McLemore, personal experience
3:30 - 3:40 pm: Break
3:40 - 3:55 pm: Table discussions
3:55 - 4:30 pm: Panel discussion with all speakers

Continuing Education:
Three (3) hours of continuing education is available from the following boards:
MN Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)
MN Board of Social Work
MN Board of Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
MN Educator Licensing and Board of Teaching

If you need a different board approved for continuing education, please send us an email at cjl@hamline.edu

Continuing Education certificates will be provided within two weeks of the event to individuals who purchase the "continuing education ticket" and check-in at the event!