2021 Annual Statewide Symposium and 35th Anniversary Celebration
Held in Region 4
When: Wednesday, Wednesday, November 3rd -to- Friday, November 5th
Where: Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel, 40 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
What We Are Doing: The NYSMICJ is celebrating our 35th Anniversary and hosting our Annual Training Symposium on November 3-5, 2021, at the Poughkeepsie Grand Hotel. This year’s theme is “Shifting the Criminal Justice Culture Towards an Equitable Future.” Criminal Justice professionals have been invited from within and outside of New York to travel to Poughkeepsie (the Queen City), to participate in this
comprehensive training symposium with panels and workshops addressing
the theme. Attendees can strengthen ideals and actions, share best
practices, network, and celebrate while observing CDC COVID guidelines.
9 Unique Workshops
The Commissioner’s Forum
35 Anniversary Celebration Gala
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Recruiting Diverse Law Enforcement Candidates and Connecting with the Community- William Schievella, Director of Police Studies, Saint Elizabeth University
Correctional Reforms - Dr. Vanessa Lynn, Marist College; Dr. Addrain Conyers, Chair of the Criminal Justice Marist College
Mind, Body and Spirit from CIU members – Camilla Williams
Reiki - Ana Icarri
Massage Therapy – Anthony Fowler, LMT
Medical / Mental Health – Akinola Akinyombo, Deputy Superintendent for Health Services, NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision; El Hadji Gueye, Director of Mental Health, NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
Shifting the Paradigm from Criminal Justice to Human Justice – Kenneth Bain, MA, Director Community Capacity Development
Reforms of the Criminal Justice System Components - Edward Lawson, JD, MBA; Family and Community Engagement Services Inc.
Police Reform and Reinvention Implementation – Vanessa Baird-Streeter, Deputy County Executive; Suffolk County Government; Risco Mention-Lewis, Deputy Police Commissioner Suffolk County Police
Humane Alternatives to Long Term Solitary Confinement Act – Daniel Martuscello III, Acting Executive Deputy Commissioner, NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
The African American Firearms Culture – Damon Finch, Hudson Valley Nubian Gun Club
Adelphi School of Social Work is offering Continuing Education credits for the following workshops:
The Impact of the Criminal Justice System on Minority Communities, Dr. Vanda Seward, Director of the Criminal Justice Program – CUNY Kingsborough Community College
Educators of Color Leading Together: Redefining Transformational Leadership, Dr.Addrain Conyers, Dr. Christina Wright Fields & Dr. Stacy Williams
Suicide Prevention, El Hadji Gueye, Director of Mental Health, NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision
In order to obtain CE's, attendees must separately register with Adelphi School at http://registration.xenegrade.com/adelphi/coursedisplay.cfm?schID=2114
On-site registration ONLY
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday including the Anniversary Celebration Gala.
Cancellations/Changes and Refunds: Requests to refund fees must be submitted in writing before October 22nd. Refunds will incur a $30.00 processing fee. After October 22nd fees are non-refundable. Refunds will be processed after the Symposium. Dress code is business casual.
Online registration had closed
On-site registration available by credit card, cash or check/money order
Check or Money Order must be payable to: NYSMICJ
There will be a $35.00 fee charged on checks returned by the bank due to insufficient funds.
Poughkeepsie Mayor - Robert G. Rolison
Dutchess County Executive - Marcus J. Molinaro
Dutchess County Acting Sheriff - Kirk Imperati
Educational Justice Through Re-imagining
Panelists: Dr. Addrain Conyers, Chair of the Criminal Justice Department Marist College; William Schievella, Saint Elizabeth University, Dr. Vanessa Lynn, Marist College; Kenneth Bain, MA; Director Community Capacity Development
Dr. Clemmie Harris, Utica College – The African Diasporic Roots of American Law Enforcement
Michael Washington, Deputy Commissioner and Director of Diversity & Inclusion, NYS Department of Civil Service -The State of Diversity, Inclusion & Equity in New York State Government
More Information Coming Soon
Why Exhibit at Our Event: You will be able to increase your brand exposure to a wider audience and obtain merchandising opportunities with a physical presentation while sharing your company’s online options. Your company will receive a link on our website to further advertise your brand. Your support enables us to further attract extraordinary talent for panels and workshops as we proceed into our new year.
Why Sponsor Our Event: You will be able to increase your brand exposure to a wider audience and obtain positive advertising opportunities. Sponsors will get a link to your business on our webpage, a listing in the program guide and the ability to discuss your company at the Symposium. Your support enables us to further attract extraordinary talent for panels and workshops; provide scholarships to deserving students and assists with strengthening community initiatives.