CHICAGO, Oct. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a Tuesday morning conference, several of the state's leading policymakers and justice reform advocates will discuss what actions can be taken today to make sure Illinois achieves the governor's goal of a 25 percent reduction in prisoners by 2025.
WHO - Speakers at the Collaborative on Reentry meeting include:
Julia Stasch, President, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation;
Adam Gelb, Director of Public Safety Performance Project, Pew Charitable Trusts;
Rodger Heaton, Chair of the Illinois State Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform;
John Baldwin, Director of the Illinois Department of Corrections;
Amy Campenelli, Cook County Public Defender;
State Representatives Kelly Cassidy, D-Chicago, and Scott Drury, D-Highwood; and
Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles
WHAT - An audience of about 150 members of the Collaborative on Reentry, a collection of stakeholders committed to reducing crime and incarceration and promoting effective alternatives to incarceration, reentry policy and best practices. The meeting is convened by the Illinois Justice Project, a non-profit civic organization developing and implementing policy initiatives and programs to reform the criminal justice system. Agenda available at www.ILJP.org.
WHEN - 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27
WHERE - Union League Club, Crystal Room, 65 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago
SOURCE Illinois Justice Project