Leading the Charge: Fighting Implicit Racial Bias Inside and Out
April 26-27, 2019
|Friday, April 26, 2019|
|9:00 - 9:15 a.m.||Welcome||Theresa M. Beiner, Dean, UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law|
|9:15 - 9:20 a.m.||Introduction of the Keynote Speaker||Anastasia M. Boles, co-director of the Project, Associate Professor, UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law|
|9:20 - 10:00 a.m.||Keynote Address||Adjoa Aiyetoro, founding director of the Project, Professor Emerita, UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law|
|10:00 - 10:15 a.m.||Break|
|10:15 - 12:15 p.m.||Implicit Bias Training Part I |
This informational session will examine the science of implicit racial bias and its effects on the criminal justice system.
|Dr. Chris Jones
Anastasia M. Boles
|12:15 - 1:30 p.m.||Lunch and Panel||Senator Joyce Elliott
Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Rhonda K. Wood
Professor andre douglas pond cummings, UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law
Moderator: Furonda Brasfield, Esq.
|1:30 - 4:30 p.m.||Implicit Bias Training Part II|
After a morning of learning about implicit racial bias, conference participants will engage in a series of learning activities.
|Dr. Chris Jones
|5:00 - 7:00 p.m.||Reception, Law School Dean's Gallery|
|Saturday, April 27, 2019|
|9:00 - 10:00 a.m.||Recap and Reflections||Dr. Chris Jones|
|10:00 - Noon||Implicit Bias Training Part III|
In this session, conference participants will develop and discuss strategies for combating implicit racial bias in the Arkansas criminal justice system.
|Dr. Chris Jones|
|Noon - 1:30 p.m.||Lunch: Closing and Next Steps||Judge Olly Neal (ret.)|