1. Building off of the definition of “UN”: a prefix freely used in English to form verbs expressing a reversal of some action or state, or removal, deprivation, release, etc. (unbend; uncork; unfasten, etc.)
2. James will examine ways to for us to un-incarcerate and stop the revolving door. Bringing in a panel of people with various experience getting out of the criminal justice system to discuss real life situations that help or hinder the process of finally moving on. What Heart-Body-Mind means, why it’s important to personal growth and how to apply it proactively.
Presenter: James Badue-El – Minneapolis NAACP Prison Outreach Co-Chair
James Badue-El is a 25-year-old National Keynote speaker, youth mentor, community organizer, advocate, and trainer. James is a self-proclaimed scholar in the trenches. While incarcerated, James organized every major religious group for peace. James is the co-founder of the Cleaning for Change Initiative, a reverse broken windows theory, which states more civility leads to more civility in the community and less crime. He believes that we should move back into our underserved and disenfranchised communities rather than moving out. James currently serves as the Criminal Justice State Conference Chair and the Minneapolis NAACP Prison Outreach Co-Chair. He recently became the new Compliance Director for the Minnesota/Dakotas state NAACP. He views the NAACP as a catalyst for real growth for African Americans and people of color. James serves on the Board of Directors for Safe Homes MN, an organization that provides accommodating shelter and mentorship to males between the ages of 13-17 in the metro area. As well Humans of Minneapolis. A non-profit that helps build compassion through story telling. He also sits on the steering committee for the Network for the Development of Children of African Descent’s Think Different Do Different Initiative (TDDD). The Initiative works to strengthen the connections between home, school and the community.
Date: Friday, October 19, 2018
Location: Goodwill Easter Seals: 553 Fairview Avenue N, St. Paul, MN 55104
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