In November 2020, the National Black Prosecutors Association in collaboration with PCE and other partners hosted a four-hour training that examined biases in the criminal justice system, using scientific data and case studies. Approximately 300 participants were provided with actionable strategies to bring about a more equitable justice system and to maintain the integrity of the legal system.
Manifestations of Systemic Bias, Click Here (Duration 44:24)
Speaker: Deputy Director and Co-Founder for Ujima, Inc: The National Center on Violence Against Women in the Black Community – Gretta Gardner, J.D.
Motion for Justice, Click Here (Duration 54:29)
Speakers: Director of the Reshaping Prosecution Program at the Vera Institute of Justice – Jamila Hodge, Esq., and Deputy Director of the Vera Institute’s Reshaping Prosecution Program – Akhi Johnson, Esq.
Implicit Bias Training, Click Here (Duration 27:56)
Speakers: Police Chief of Charlottesville, Virginia – Dr. RaShall M. Brackney, Ph.D., and Executive Director and Founder of Prosecutors’ Center for Excellence – Kristine Hamann, Esq.
See PCE’s “Time for Action: 10 Things Prosecutors Can Do Now” for practical initiatives prosecutors can do to improve equity in the criminal justice system. Read.