The Definition of Insanity: Virtual Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Webinar date June 24, 2020 2:00 pm
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Please join us for this special presentation of the PBS documentary The Definition of Insanity that chronicles the Miami-Dade Criminal Mental Health Project, an innovative prison diversion program. The Definition of Insanity shows how one local judge’s novel approach to solving the mental health crisis could be the model to tackle the much larger epidemic throughout America. Panelists include key public servants in the documentary with discussion facilitated by Nancy La Vigne, Justice Policy Center, Urban Institute. The film is available at Keynote Speaker: Norman Ornstein Vice President Matthew Harris Ornstein Memorial Foundation Moderator: Nancy G. La Vigne Vice President, Justice Policy Urban Institute Panelists: Alejandro Aristizábal, Felony Diversion Program Manager, Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Sgt. John Blackerby, City of Miami PD Habsi Kaba, Crisis Intervention Team Coordinator, Miami-Dade County Judge Steven Leifman, Associate Administrative Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida Katherine Fernandez Rundle, State Attorney, Miami-Dade County