The Gang Conference is a project of Southern California Crossroads & St. Francis Medical Center Trauma Services 

PROGRAM (Schedule)

MONDAY: MAY 13, 2019

*7:00am - 9:00am

Registration

*9:00am - 9:15am

Welcome: Paul Carrillo & Dr. Tchaka Shepherd, Conference Co-Chairs

*9:15am - 9:30am

Opening: Barbara Feinstein, USAID Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean

*9:30am - 10:20am

Morning Keynote: Sammy Rangel

*10:20am - 10:30am

Break

*10:30am - 11:50am

Concurrent Breakouts - Session 1

*12:10pm - 1:00pm

Lunch with Michael Eric Dyson, University of Georgetown

*1:00pm - 2:20pm

Concurrent Breakouts - Session 2

*2:30pm - 3:00pm

De-stressing Technique: Ismael Huerta

*3:00pm - 4:30pm

Plenary Presentation: How and why do people leave gangs in prison? Findings from the LoneStar Project

  • Dr. David Pyrooz, University of Colorado, Boulder

*4:30pm - 5:00pm

Closing Keynote: Dr. Barbara Ferrer, L.A. County Dept. of Public Health

TUESDAY: MAY 14, 2019

*8:00am - 9:00am

Registration

*9:00am - 9:15am

Welcome: Paul Carrillo & Dr. Tchaka Shepherd, Conference Co-Chairs

*9:15am - 9:30am

Opening: Anne Tremblay, L.A. City GRYD

*9:30am - 10:20am

Elevator Pitch Contest – K-Rahn Vallantine (Moderator)

*10:20am - 10:30am

Break

*10:30am - 11:50am

Concurrent Breakouts - Session 3

*12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch

*1:00pm - 2:20pm

Concurrent Breakouts - Session 4

*2:30pm - 4:00pm

Plenary Panel: Linking the Movements: The Nexus Between Justice Reform and Violence Prevention

  • Fernando Rejón, Executive Director, Urban Peace Institute (Moderator)

  • Peter Kim, Director, Department of Violence Prevention, City of Oakland

  • Susan K. Lee, Senior Director/Head of Programs, Chicago CRED

  • Efrat Sharony, Director, LA Mayor’s Office of Reentry

  • Hector Verdugo, Associate Executive Director, Homeboy Industries

*4:00pm - 4:30pm

Closing Keynote: Fr. Greg Boyle, Homeboy Industries