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HPN Fall Symposium: Latinos, Criminal Justice, and Diversity in the 21st Century

When:
Thursday, November 05, 2015 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Where:
LBJ Student Center Room 3-14.1
Description:

This event will showcase the PBS Frontline film Lost in Detention and Dr. Martin Urbina, Professor of Criminal Justice in the Department of Natural & Behavioral Sciences at Sul Ross State University-Rio Grande College and author "Latina/o Access to Higher Education: Ethnic Realities and New Directions for the Twenty First Century" (forthcoming) and "Latino Police Officers in the United States: An Examination of Emerging Trends and Issues" (2015). Dr. Urbina will present a lecture discussing how incarceration trends reflect institutional practices and evaluations by both the educational and criminal justice systems. His lecture will also focus on the way immigration policy has treated undocumented immigrants in detention facilities in the U.S. and the collateral impact on Latino children and their families. Dialogue and discussion will center on alternative programs to prevent youth from incarceration and to develop positive solutions.

Cost:
Free
Sponsor:
Contact:
Gloria Martinez-Ramos
Calendar:
Common Experience
Categories:
Academic, Conference, Lectures, Training
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
HPN Fall Symposium: Latinos, Criminal Justice, and Diversity in the 21st Century