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9:00 am – Welcome - Kurt Schmoke, President, University of Baltimore  

9:05 am – Lay of the Land – Dr. Benjamin Wright, School of Criminal Justice, UB  

9:20 am – Police Perspective – Chief Ganesha Martin, Baltimore City Police; Chief William Harden, Pocomoke Police - Dr. Benjamin Wright, panel moderator

10:00 am – Prosecutor Perspective - Elizabeth Embry, Chief of the Criminal Division in the Maryland Office of the Attorney General -Dr. Roger Hartley, Dean UB College of Public Affairs, panel moderator 

10:30 am - Community Perspective:  Rev. Todd Yeary, NAACP; Marion Gray-Hopkins, Victim Advocate; Andrea Harrison, MD New Directions; Lydia Walther-Rodriguez, CASA de Maryland – A .Adar Ayira, Associated Black Charities, panel moderator 

11:30 am Legislative Actions Current and Future: Lawrence Grandpre, Director of Research, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle; the Honorable Delegate Alonzo Washington – Toni Holness, Public Policy Counsel, Maryland ACLU, panel moderator

12:00 pm - A Vision for Community Policing: Neill Franklin, Executive Director, Law Enforcement against Prohibition; Dayvon Love, Director of Public Policy, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle 

12:20 pm – Closing Remarks, President Schmoke