SHECP Closing Conference and Symposium 2017

Middlebury's SHECP National Interns pose for a picture at the Frueauff Closing Conference with P&P Directors. From left: James Davis, Gia Ould, Caitlin Klemme, Tiffany Sargent, Cicilia Robison, Rachel Roseman, Caleb Green, and Amirah Fauzi. Not pictured: Elizabeth Zhou.
Middlebury’s SHECP National Interns pose for a picture at the Frueauff Closing Conference with P&P Directors. From left: James Davis, Gia Ould, Caitlin Klemme, Tiffany Sargent, Cicilia Robison, Rachel Roseman, Caleb Green, and Amirah Fauzi. Not pictured: Elizabeth Zhou.

Middlebury’s SHECP national interns gathered together with over 100 interns, faculty, and staff from SHECP’s over 20 member institutions for the annual Frueauff Closing Conference and Symposium on Criminal Justice, Poverty, and Race. 

Cicilia Robison '18 presents on her experience as a SHECP intern at Posada Esperanza in Austin, TX.
Cicilia Robison ’18 presents on her experience as a SHECP intern at Posada Esperanza in Austin, TX.

Interns shared their experiences from their summer internships with one another during the Closing Conference held at Washington & Lee University in Lexington, VA. 

 

Keynote speakers at the 2017 SHECP Symposium, held at the Virginia Military Institute’s Center for Leadership and Ethics, include Paul Butler, Albert Brick Professor in Law at Georgetown University; James Forman, Jr., Professor of Law at Yale University; and Robin Steinberg, Director of the Bronx Defenders. These speakers were joined by Sarah Farmer, Research Faculty and Lecturer at Yale Divinity School. Dr. Farmer, a former Berea College Shepherd Intern, moderated the Panel among the speakers. 

Robin Steinberg, public defender and founder of The Bronx Defenders, spoke on “Re-entry for Dignity and a ‘Productive’ Life.” James Forman, Jr., son of a well-known civil rights leader, graduate of Yale Law School, and longtime public defender addressed “Just Prosecution, Defense, and Sentencing.” Paul Butler, a graduate of Harvard Law School and former prosecutor and defense attorney, discussed “Just Policing” which is also the topic of his new book, “Chokehold: Policing Black Men.”

SHECP Intern Amirah Fauzi '18 presents on her experience at CodeInteractive in the Bronx.
SHECP Intern Amirah Fauzi ’18 presents on her experience at CodeInteractive in the Bronx.
SHECP interns, faculty, and staff pose for a picture at the Closing Conference.
SHECP interns, faculty, and staff pose for a picture at the Closing Conference.

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