Untold Stories: Spring Showcase
This Panel Showcase is part of Untold Stories, a two-part event that aims to bring awareness and healing to survivors of sexual or domestic violence or human trafficking.
"Crime and Responsibility" Panel Discussion and Luncheon
Thursday, March 20, 2014
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
$30 (Sponsors can support the event for $240 and receive a table for 8)
Our guest panelists will present information and views on crime and responsibility, crime statistics and prevention, and restorative justice. This event also features a display of response art that couples the written work of survivors who participated in the fall 2013 "We Stories We Tell" writing workshop with the artwork of local teens from Wauwatosa East High School to create awareness of sexual and domestic violence and human trafficking that stresses our communities. See the news release for more information.
About the panelists:
Justice Janine P. Geske (ret.), Distinguished Professor of Law at Marquette University Law School and Director of the Law School’s Restorative Justice Initiative.Ms. Geske comes to us as a highly respected member of the Milwaukee community having served on the Wisconsin Supreme Court under Governor Tommy Thompson and as Milwaukee County Circuit Court Judge over the last 12 years. She has earned the American Inns of Court 7th Circuit Professionalism Award, F.B.I. Director’s Community Leadership Award, Thurgood Marshall College Fund Legacy Award, St. Norbert College’s first Ambassador of Peace Award and U.S. Post Office’s “Women Making their Stamp on Metro Milwaukee” Award. She has also received honorary doctorate degrees from three different universities and has twice been recognized by the Milwaukee Bar Association as the Lawyer of the Year.
James Galezewski, Milwaukee Police Department
A 31-year veteran of the Milwaukee Police Department, Mr. Galezewski has experience in patrol, narcotics, crime prevention, research and development, public administration, emergency management, crime analysis and is the developer of a program to forecast crime trends. He is the author of BeyondVengeance and Retribution: A Reasoned Approach to Unreasonable Behavior.
Mallory O'Brien, Ph.D., Director of Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission
Ms. O'Brien has led the development, implementation, and evaluation of the Milwaukee Homicide Review Commission since July 2004. She is trained as an epidemiologist, has worked in the field of violent injury prevention for the past 15 years, and is a member of the Project Safe Neighborhoods Taskforce for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the Advisory Committee of the Safe Streets Initiative and the WI Attorney General’s Crime Victim Council. Dr. O’Brien is currently a researcher with the Terry Sanford Institute for Public Policy at Duke University and a Clinical Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at Marquette University.