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Love and Justice: Dr. King’s Legacy Lives On
February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Nationally recognized youth justice leader Clinton Lacey discusses trends and future possibilities for the nation’s justice system-all in the context of the work and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Presented by Clinton Lacey. Moderated by Jacqueline McLeod.
Clinton Lacey has a B.A. in Latin American and Caribbean History from Herbert H. Lehman College (City University of New York) and is a graduate of the Institute for Not-for-Profit Management at Columbia University. Mr. Lacey is Director of the District of Columbia Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services (DYRS), Washington, DC’s cabinet-level juvenile justice agency. Before joining DYRS, he had more than 25 years of experience working with youth and families – 19 of which have been focused in the field of juvenile and criminal justice. Mr. Lacey is an experienced trainer, facilitator, and keynote speaker on such issues as DMC, racial and ethnic disparity, transitional discharge planning, comprehensive re-entry services, gang intervention strategies and overall youth and human development. He has conducted training workshops and delivered lectures around the nation, as well as in Brazil and Barbados.
This is part of the Series of Black History Month Programs, presented in partnership by the Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Committee and the Teaneck Public Library.