HEALING JUSTICE: Premiere Film Screening and Community Conversation

October 26-27, 2017 | 2.5 Credits (Improving the Legal System) for the Film; 2.75 CLE Credits (Improving the Legal System) for the Workshop

Premiere Film Screening and Community Conversation with Dr. Shakti Butler, film producer/director. Designed for dialogue, the film will address the youth-to-prison pipeline, the need for comprehensive criminal justice reform, and will highlight various healing methodologies. We want to support a national dialogue that investigates and considers alternatives to our current punitive model of justice. Healing Justice Workshop: This workshop is intended to help participants deepen their understanding of the systemic injustices in the justice system, consider alternatives, and participate in movements to change public perceptions and public policy. Using clips from her new film, Healing Justice, Dr. Shakti Butler will guide participants through the difficult and important questions the legal community need to address.

Overview

Premiere Film Screening and Community Conversation with Dr. Shakti Butler, film producer/director This film asks America to talk about the causes and consequences of our current system of justice. The film is designed for dialogue and will address: what is justice; the youth-to-prison pipeline; the need for comprehensive criminal justice reform, and will highlight various healing methodologies. We want to support a national dialogue that investigates and considers alternatives to our current punitive model of justice.  2.5 CLE Credits (Improving the Legal System)

Healing Justice Workshop This workshop is intended to help participants deepen their understanding of the systemic injustices in the justice system, consider alternatives, and participate in movements to change public perceptions and public policy. Using clips from her new film, Healing Justice, Dr. Shakti Butler will guide participants through the three major questions that the film asks:

What are the words we can speak, the stories we can tell, the experiences we can share that will help us build the public will that is needed to make necessary change? Participants in this workshop will receive a complimentary copy of the film to take back to their communities to spark conversations and create change. This is a half-day workshop on Friday, October 27th from 9:00a-12:00p in Casey Commons, also at Seattle University.    2.75 CLE Credits (Improving the Legal System)

Healing Justice Circle Begin the healing by joining us in Circle. This healing justice circle will enjoin us to begin the healing journey, both personally and communally. The Circle (a restorative justice practice) is for persons who attended the Healing Justice film and/or workshop. A community of circle keepers will convene this circle from 1:00p-5:00p. This is free or pay what you can to support access to this event. Register early as there are very limited number of seats available in this circle. Pre-registration is required.  No CLE credit available. 

Agenda

Healing Justice: Premiere Film Screening

October 26, 2017, Pigott Auditorium, Seattle University

5:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.                Registration and Check-in

6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.                Film Screening and Conversation

8:30 p.m.                                        Evaluations and Adjourn

Healing Justice Workshop

October 27, 2017, Casey Commons, Seattle University

8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.                  Registration and Check in

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.                 Workshop Part I

10:30 a.m. to 10:45 p.m.                BREAK

10:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.                Workshop Part II

12:00 p.m.                                         Evaluations and Adjourn

Healing Justice Circle

October 27, 2017, Casey Commons, Seattle University

1:00 p.m.                                           Introduction of Circle, Discussion and

                                                            Healing Justice Circle

5:00 p.m.                                           Close of Healing Justice Circle

 

 

 

 

 

Presenters

Shakti Butler, PhD, filmmaker and Founder & President of World Trust, is a dynamic educator in the field of diversity and racial equity. Dr. Butler engages audiences with participatory keynotes and workshops, often using clips from her films. Known as a catalyst for change, she is hired by organizations seeking broader support for their diversity & inclusion goals.

Shakti Butler is a multiracial African-American woman (African, Arawak Indian, and Russian-Jewish) whose work as a creative and visionary bridge builder has challenged and inspired learning for over two decades. She is the producer and director of groundbreaking documentaries including The Way Home, Mirrors of Privilege: Making Whiteness Visible, and Light in the Shadows. Her latest film Cracking the Codes: The System of Racial Inequity uses story, theater and music to illuminate the larger frame of structural/systemic racial inequity.

Shakti Butler

Pricing

Registration through this site is for Attorneys seeking CLE credit only. For general public registration, Seattle University School of Law Students and Faculty please go to: http://healingjustice.bpt.me

Registration for:

Premiere Film Screening with facilitated Community Discussion with Dr. Shakti Butler, film producer/director (2.5 Ethics CLE Credits) -  $75.00

Healing Justice Workshop; includes film screeening registration plus copy of film (2.5 Ethics and 2.75 Other CLE Credits) - $175.00

Healing Justice Circle (requires attendance at film screening and/or workshop) (no additional CLE credits available) - no charge but pre-registration required