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Two Youth Crime Prevention Talks at UC Berkeley 12-1:30 and 4-5:30
Date Wednesday October 25
Time 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location Details
Wednesday, October 25th, 12:00-1:30pm
554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
and
Wednesday, October 25th, 4-5:30 pm
NCCD, 1970 Broadway, Suite 500, Oakland
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorMahad Ibrahim
Emailmahadi [at] sims.berkeley.edu.
Phone(510) 642-0813
The Institute for the Study of Social Change (ISSC) invites you to attend
one or both of the following talks by

Peter Greenwood, PhD
Founder and Former Director of the
RAND Corporation's Criminal Justice Program

"Progress and Politics in Crime Prevention"
with Franklin Zimring, William G. Simon Professor of Law and Wolfen
Distinguished Scholar, Boalt Hall School of Law, as respondent

Wednesday, October 25th, 12:00-1:30pm
554 Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley

Dr. Greenwood will review recent breakthroughs in evidence-based youth
crime prevention and discuss how they are likely to be received and
utilized by public officials and practitioners.

Co-sponsored by Center for the Study of Law and Society, Boalt Hall
 
=================

?Evidence-Based Youth Violence Prevention: What Communities Can Do?

Wednesday, October 25th, 4-5:30 pm
NCCD, 1970 Broadway, Suite 500, Oakland

Dr. Greenwood will explain how community-based organizations can implement
effective youth violence prevention programs based on evidence from
research.

Co-sponsored by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD)

Dr. Peter Greenwood is a nationally recognized expert in the fields of
juvenile justice, delinquency prevention and sentencing policy.  He is a
Fellow of the Academy of Experimental Criminology and recipient of the
August Volmer Award from American Society of Criminology.  Dr. Greenwood
has served on the Advisory Board for the Blueprints Project, and as the
founding Director of the RAND Corporation?s Criminal Justice Program. He
currently serves on the Board of VisionQuest and as a private consultant
to other juvenile corrections organizations attempting to make their
programs more evidence-based. He has published widely in the areas of
violence prevention, juvenile justice, criminal careers, sentencing,
corrections, law enforcement and cyber crime. His most recent book,
published by the University of Chicago Press, is entitled Changing Lives:
Delinquency Prevention as Crime Control Policy.

Franklin Zimring is the William G. Simon Professor of Law and Wolfen
Distinguished Scholar at Boalt School of Law. Zimring's major fields of
interest are criminal justice and family law, with special emphasis on the
use of empirical research to inform legal policy. He is a fellow of the
American Society of Criminology and a member of the American Academy of
Arts and Sciences. He is the principal investigator for the Center on
Culture, Immigration and Youth Violence Prevention. Zimring is the author
or co-author of many books on topics including deterrence, the changing
legal world of adolescence, capital punishment, the scale of imprisonment,
and drug control. Recent books include The Contradictions of American
Capital Punishment (2003), American Youth Violence (1998), and Crime is
Not the Problem: Violence in America (with Hawkins, 1997).

These Culture, Immigration and Youth Violence Prevention Speaker Series
events are free and open to the public. Please forward this announcement
to anyone who might be interested. We apologize for any cross-posting and
multiple copies of this message.

Light refreshments will be served. Wheelchair accessible.

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For more information contact ISSC Seminar Series Coordinator Mahad
Ibrahim, 642-0813; mahadi [at] sims.berkeley.edu.

Institute for the Study of Social Change
University of California, Berkeley
2420 Bowditch Street
Berkeley, Ca 94720-5670
Tel: 510.642.0813
Fax: 510.642.8674


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