Hamline Events

Storytelling Through the Arts: Poverty, Trauma, and Incarceration

Date: November 08, 2019
Time: 5:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Cost: $25, $40, $80
Contact: cjl@hamline.edu
Location: Sundin Music Hall
Sponsor: N/A
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Join the Center for Justice and Law presents Storytelling Through the Arts: Poverty, Trauma, and Incarceration on Friday, November 8th 5:30-8:00pm. Discover how the arts can help the public understand and connect with the personal narratives of people incarcerated with dance, theater, visual art, and creative writing presented by local arts-based nonprofits working within Minnesota jails and prisons.

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Jillian Peterson, PhD Psychologist and Director, Center for Justice and Law
Naomi Gaines- Young Author and Formerly Incarcerated Woman
Nycole Fry Founder, Paint *YOUR* Story
Jennifer Bowen- Hicks Founder, MN Prison Writing Workshop
Shelly Schaefer Associate Professor, Criminal Justice and Forensic Science
Colleen Bell Professor, Conflict Studies and Women’s Studies


5:30-5:40pm: Overview on the impact of art in the criminal justice system
5:40-5:50pm: Education within the Minnesota Corrections System
5:50-6:50pm: Presentations and Performances
MN Prison Writing Workshop
     Paint *YOUR* Story and Nycole Fry
     Young Dance
     Naomi Gaines- Young
     Inside Out Prison Program
6:50-7:00pm: Break
7:00-8:00pm: Panel with all speakers and performers


Continuing Education:
Two (2) hours of continuing education is available from the following boards:
MN Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) (pending)
MN Board of Social Work
MN American Bar Association for Continuing Legal Education (pending)
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!