Bridging Disparities in Probation and Parole by Ensuring Food and Health Access

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EXiT on 4/6/2021

Join the Columbia Justice Lab and Executives Transforming Probation and Parole (EXiT) on April 14 from 2:30-4:00 p.m. EDT for a webinar about how changes to probation and parole during the COVID-19 pandemic can transform into long-term reform.

“Bridging Disparities in Probation and Parole by Ensuring Food and Health Access” is the second of two webinars in a series on COVID-19 reforms. The webinar will highlight examples of jurisdictions that have expanded community-based supports during the pandemic — to address issues of food security and health access for justice-involved people.

Hear from probation and parole professionals and government officials discussing how these “emergency” changes and innovations can inform what a post-pandemic probation and parole system could look like if it is rooted in community support. Speakers will include Stephen Cacace, Director of the NYC Probation Community Resource Unit; Jordan Stockdale, Executive Director of the Young Men’s Initiative in New York City; Liv Jenssen, Manager of Transition Services for Multnomah County Department of Community Justice; and Ederlinda Ortiz, WOC COVID-19 Quality & Compliance Coordinator – Corrections Health, Multnomah County, Oregon.

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