Creating Pathways from Youth Incarceration to Higher Education at College of San Mateo - Conference Program
Creating Pathways from Youth Incarceration to Higher Education

Conference Program

TimeDescriptionPresenter(s)
8:00 am Registration and Coffee  
9:00 am Opening Comments Jennifer Rodriguez, Executive Director, Youth Law Center
Katie Bliss, Program Founder, Project Change
Jeffrey S. Kim, Program Director, California Wellness Foundation
9:25 am Welcome Address Chuck Supple, Director, California Division of Juvenile Justice
Ron Galatolo, Chancellor, San Mateo County Community College District
Brian Richart, Chief Probation Officer, El Dorado County
Mark Perry, Project Manager, California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office
9:50 am  Student Panel Nick Jasso, CSM Project Change student
Anastasia Dueñas, CSM Project Change student
Elisabeth Casillas, CSM Project Change student
Daniel Mendoza, UC Davis student
Noe Gudino, CSU East Bay student

Moderator: Katie Bliss, Program Founder, Project Change
11:05 am Break  
11:15 am Systems Context Presentation Virginia Corrigan, Staff Attorney, Youth Law Center
Stacy Young, Equal Justice Works Fellow, Youth Law Center
11:45 am Working Lunch  
12:30 pm Creating Programs Panel Katie Bliss, Program Founder, Project Change
Bill Johnson, Institution Services Manager, San Mateo County Probation
Dr. Jesus Corral, Senior Director Educational Services, Los Angeles County Probation
Dr. Monte Perez, President, LA Mission College
Jorge Contreras, Manager,  San Mateo County CASA
Nancy Magee, Associate Superintendent, San Mateo County Office of Education

Moderator: Lucy Salcido Carter, Policy Advocate, Youth Law Center
1:40 pm Break  
1:50 pm Implementing Programs Panel

Danny Murillo, Soros Justice Advocacy Fellow at Renewing Communities (a project of The Opportunity Institute) and Co-Founder of Underground Scholars, UC Berkeley
Frankie GuzmanDirector, CA Juvenile Justice Initiative, National Center for Youth Law
Florence Charlie, Guardian Scholars Program Coordinator, Sierra College
Tabitha Conaway, History Professor, CSM

Nick Jasso, CSM Project Change student

Moderator: Rebecca Silbert, Director, Renewing Communities Initiative, Opportunity Institute

2:50 pm Round Table Discussion  
3:20 pm Sustaining Programs Panel & Discussion Ron Galatolo, Chancellor, San Mateo County Community College District
Dr. Jesus Corral, Senior Director Educational Services, Los Angeles County Probation
Dr. Monte Perez, President, LA Mission College

Moderator and Facilitator: Jennifer Rodriguez, Executive Director, Youth Law Center
4:20 pm Closing Remarks and Next Steps