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Guest Speakers

Ryan Thornell Ph.D. 

Keynote Speaker

Director of the Arizona Department of Corrections, Rehabilitation, and Reentry

Chris Martin

Pioneering Entrepreneur of the AZ

Medical Marijuana Industry, Author, &

Criminal Justice Reform Advocate

Officer Michael Collins

President, Chandler Law Enforcement Association

Chief Patrick Melvin

Former Deputy Chief, Maricopa County

Sheriff’s Office

Josephine Hallam

Attorney,  Hallam Law Group

Representative Consuelo Hernandez

Arizona House of Representatives

Ray Young - Moderator

Terros Health

Dr. William H. Crawford - Moderator

Senior Vice President, DW Consulting Group

Michelle Cirocco - Moderator

CEO, Televerde Foundation

Kevin Wright 

Director of the Center For Correctional Solutions, ASU School of Criminology & Criminal Justice

Walter Blackman

Board Member AZ Prison Oversite


Vale Gale

Operations Assistant Chief, Chandler Fire Department. 

Conversations on Criminal Justice Chandler AZ Homelessness Mental Health


Doors Open

Breakfast provided.

Chandler-Gilbert Community College

Agave Room

2626 E Pecos Rd,

Chandler, AZ 85225

7:30 AM

Event Program

Panel 1: Mental Health & Criminalization

Panel 2: Law Enforcement

Panel 3: Prison and Re-Entry Systems

8:00 AM-

12:00 PM

Conversations On Criminal Justice

An in-depth look at how homelessness, substance abuse, and mental health are criminalized, policed, and handled within Arizona's correctional and re-entry systems.

August 25th

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Chandler-Gilbert Community College

Agave Room

2626 E Pecos Rd,

Chandler, AZ 85225

Our Sponsors

Bronze Sponsorship: $1,500

  • Logo on our supporters page and slideshow during event

  • Logo featured on media and print materials

  • Your print collateral set on each event table

  • Your print collateral featured on sponsorship table at the Happy Hour Networking and information kiosk at event

  • 2 VIP seats to event

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