About

A gathering of advocates and activists.
3
Days
40
Speakers
25
Sessions
19. - 21. August, 2022 | Chattanooga, TN, USA

IOB National Convening

Speakers

Vera - In Our Backyards Initiative
Vera - In Our Backyards Initiative
Chattanoogans in Action for Love, Equality and Benevolence (CALEB)
Chattanoogans in Action for Love, Equality and Benevolence (CALEB)
Yazmine C.L. Nichols
Yazmine C.L. Nichols
American Civil Liberties Union
Imani Mfalme-Shu'la
Imani Mfalme-Shu'la
Community Defense of East Tennesee
Gicola Lane
Gicola Lane
Free Hearts
Kiah Duggins
Kiah Duggins
Civil Rights Corps
Willie Santana
Willie Santana
Duncan School of law, Lincoln Memorial University
Jack Norton
Jack Norton
Governors State University
Judah Schept
Judah Schept
Eastern Kentucky University
Romelia Solano
Romelia Solano
Mariposa Legal
Reverend Donna Vanhook
Reverend Donna Vanhook
We Are Down Home
Amelia Kirby
Amelia Kirby
The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky
Dawn Harrington
Dawn Harrington
Free Hearts
Sarah Shannon
Sarah Shannon
University of Georgia
Dreama Caldwell
Dreama Caldwell
Down Home North Carolina
District Attorney Shameca Collins
District Attorney Shameca Collins
District Attorney Sixth Judicial District for the State of Mississippi
Jordan Buckley
Jordan Buckley
Caldwell/Hays Examiner
Eric Martinez
Eric Martinez
Executive and Policy Director Mano Amiga
Sam Benavides
Sam Benavides
Communications Director Mano Amiga
Marc Levin
Marc Levin
Chief Policy Counsel Council on Criminal Justice
Carol White
Carol White
NAACP Wilson County
Dawn Blagrove
Dawn Blagrove
Executive Director Emancipate NC
Jacob Kang-Brown
Jacob Kang-Brown
Senior Research Associate Vera Institute of Justice
Joe Bubman
Joe Bubman
Founder and Executive Director Urban Rural Action
Deborah Tien
Deborah Tien
Midwest Strategic Advisor Urban-Rural Action
Sarah Minion
Sarah Minion
Senior Program Associate Vera Institute of Justice
Brendan Roedinger
Brendan Roedinger
Professor; Director, Civil Advocacy Clinic Legal Clinics Saint Louis University
Tiffany Roberts
Tiffany Roberts
Director of the Public Policy Unit Southern Center for Human Rights
Noah Barth
Noah Barth
Prison Monitoring Director Pennsylvania Prison Society
Emmett Sanders
Emmett Sanders
Project Researcher MediaJustice
Jessica Zhang
Jessica Zhang
Research Analyst Vera Institute of Justice
Michael Gilliland
Michael Gilliland
Organizing Director CALEB
Jasmine Heiss
Jasmine Heiss
Project Director Vera Institute of justice
Kirsten Kuhn
Kirsten Kuhn
Neighborhood Leader Justice Matters
Gabriela Barahona
Gabriela Barahona
Program Associate Texas Jail Project
Jeannie Alexander
Jeannie Alexander
Founder and Co-Director No Exceptions Prison Collective
Jennifer Peirce
Jennifer Peirce
Senior Research Associate Vera Institute of Justice
Rev. Charlotte Williams
Rev. Charlotte Williams
Founding Member CALEB and UNITY
Natasha K. Bowen
Natasha K. Bowen
Juania Sueños
Juania Sueños

Program

Stages
Off-Site

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

9:00 PM

10:00 PM

Welcome Reception

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Hotel Lobby

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

8:00 PM

9:00 PM

10:00 PM

Registration

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Partners

Free Hearts
Free Hearts
Chattanoogans in Action for Love, Equality and Benevolence (CALEB)
Chattanoogans in Action for Love, Equality and Benevolence (CALEB)
Community Defense of East Tennessee (CDET)
Community Defense of East Tennessee (CDET)
Down Home North Carolina
Down Home North Carolina
The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky
The Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky
Civil Rights Corps
Civil Rights Corps
All of Us or None of Us
All of Us or None of Us
Amnesty International
Amnesty International
Arkansas Immigrant Defense
Arkansas Immigrant Defense
Arkansas Justice Reform Coalition
Arkansas Justice Reform Coalition
Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement
Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement
Benevolence Farm
Benevolence Farm
Benwood Foundation
Benwood Foundation
Caldwell/Hays Examiner
Caldwell/Hays Examiner
Care First CA
Care First CA
Center for Policing Equity
Center for Policing Equity
Council on Criminal Justice
Council on Criminal Justice
decARcerate
decARcerate
Deep Center
Deep Center
Showing Up for Racial Justice/Nelsonville Voices
Showing Up for Racial Justice/Nelsonville Voices
Silent Cry Inc.
Silent Cry Inc.
Emancipate NC
Emancipate NC
Fayetteville PACT
Fayetteville PACT
Florida Rights Restoration Coalition
Florida Rights Restoration Coalition
Hamilton County Community Bail Fund
Hamilton County Community Bail Fund
Huntsville Bail Fund
Huntsville Bail Fund
IDOC Watch
IDOC Watch
Indiana Public Defender Council
Indiana Public Defender Council
Infrarrealista Review
Infrarrealista Review
Just City
Just City
Justice Matters
Justice Matters
Kentucky Chamber Foundation
Kentucky Chamber Foundation
Kentucky Youth Advocates
Kentucky Youth Advocates
KYnship Works
KYnship Works
Lincoln Memorial University
Lincoln Memorial University
Mano Amiga
Mano Amiga
MediaJustice
MediaJustice
NAACP - Wilson, NC
NAACP - Wilson, NC
No Exceptions Prison Collective
No Exceptions Prison Collective
Pennsylvania Prison Society
Pennsylvania Prison Society
Arkansas Justice Reform Coalition
Arkansas Justice Reform Coalition
Snow Files Podcast
Snow Files Podcast
Southern Center for Human Rights
Southern Center for Human Rights
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Stop Coalition
Stop Coalition
Tennessee Higher Education in Prison Initiative
Tennessee Higher Education in Prison Initiative
Texas Jail Project
Texas Jail Project
The Center for Policing Equity
The Center for Policing Equity
The Prisoners Hope
The Prisoners Hope
Urban Rural Action
Urban Rural Action
Vera Institute
Vera Institute
Volunteers of America Mid-States
Volunteers of America Mid-States
What Lies Between Us with Ayanna Najuma
What Lies Between Us with Ayanna Najuma
why [here] matters
why [here] matters
Workers Center for Racial Justice
Workers Center for Racial Justice
YouthBuild Louisville
YouthBuild Louisville

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