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2010

February

Building Bridges V: Children on Incarcerated Parents Conference

Sponsored by the IMRP and The Governor William A. O'Neill Endowed Chair in Public Policy and Practical Politics. The purpose of the confereance was to raise awareness of the impact of incarceration on children and their families on a local, state, and national level. Attendees discussed amongst each other the current and potential policy actions aimed at positively impacting children with an incarcerated parent.

March

Why Drugs Matter: The Impact of Drug Policy on Connecticut's Economy

 A forum to discuss the cost and effectiveness of current and potential drug policy in Connecticut amongst policy makers and stake holders. The event featured several Connecticut gubernatorial candidates.

June

The IMRP, Hartford Public Library and Everyday Democracy hosted a series of neighborhood-based discussion groups throughout Hartford during the month of June 2010. Attendees engaged in intimate, meaningful dialogue surrounding the issue of children with incarcerated parent(s). Following this series of dialogues, attendees created action plans to address the challenges faced by these children, their families, and the community-at-large. The Hartford neighborhoods that participated were: Upper Albany/Clay Arsenal, Frog Hollow/Parkville, and the Northeast.


2009

April

Drug Policy Civic Theatre Project

HartBeat Ensemble, a Hartford, CT, performance group, worked with Central Connecticut State University Theatre students and held performances that explored drug policy issues. Through the innovative civic theater process, the performers worked with IMRP staff and members of the community in developing complex and true to real-life performances that promoted a healthy debate about drug policy.

February

Drug Policy for the 21st Century

On February 4th, 2009, the IMRP sponsored an informed discussion about federal and state drug laws and policies. Speakers, such as Ethan Nadelmann, and panelists explored innovative approaches for potentially more effective drug policy.

October

2009 Statewide CIT Symposium: "Successful De-escalation and Negotiation Strategies: A Fresh Perspective"


2008

January

Building Bridges III

March

Building Bridges IV

Domestic Violence Symposium

April

Angela Davis @ CCSU

September

Lunchtime Speaker Series 

October

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Racial and Ethnic Disparity in the Criminal Justice System

November

The Governor's Summit


2007

January

Transit-Oriented Development

February

Time In


2006

January

Building Bridges II


2005

March

Strengthening America's Communities

Education & Housing: The Missing Link


2004

October

Shaping State and Local Tax Reform in Connecticut

 

 


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