1st Step Male Diversion Program to hold panel discussion on Criminal Justice Reform Autopsy: One Year After

by The Black Wall Street Times
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Published 10/1519 | Reading Time 1 min 0 sec 

By David Phillips 

TULSA, Okla. — It has been one year since the enactment of the criminal justice reform bill in Oklahoma.  It is time to look at the effects that these reforms have had in the past year and what the future holds. The court and organizations interested in criminal justice reform are implementing that bill.

Please join us at a panel discussion covering criminal justice reforms of the last year: Are they working, where have there been issues, and what does the future hold?

Panelists include District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler, Judge Sharon Holmes, Dr. Ronald Thrasher, Kris Steele, Beverly Atteberry, and others.

The panel will be moderated by David Blatt – former Executive Director of OK Policy Institute and David Phillips – Executive Director of 1st Step Male Diversion Program.

The panel will be held on November 14, 2019, at Centenary United Methodist Church at 6:30 pm. 

We encourage community members, public officials, and media to come and hear the lessons learned and to discuss the path forward as we continue working towards criminal justice reform in Oklahoma.

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