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Sunday, January 15, 2023 | 2:00pm CST
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Meeting Notes and Agenda

Google Doc - 2023 January - Group 37 Meeting Agenda

Regular Meeting 2-3pm CDT

2:00 Introductions - Letter Writing action - be ready to write!

2:10 News/Events

2:20 MMIW

2:30 Death Penalty

2:40 Philippines & Honduras

2:45 Lobbying

Guest Speaker - 3-4pm CDT

Speaker - Willie Wallace, Director of Community Peace Building, Non-Voilent Peace Force

https://nonviolentpeaceforce.org/

Will Wallace is a 25+ year veteran of youth and community work in North Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. He was part of the creation of the 2008 City of Minneapolis Blueprint for Action to Prevent Youth Violence. He has been a voice for engagement between police and community during times of crisis, such as the police shooting of Mr. Jamar Clark. Will has also consulted with the Minneapolis Public Schools for many years working with K-8 students promoting healing from the traumas of poverty, racism, and community violence. His unique expertise in working with youth who have been raised in situations of violence and trauma and have then become involved with gangs and/or the justice system. This experience was foundational to the development and launch of the North 4 Program in 2010 and to its successful operation over several years. Will Wallace holds a Global Career Development Facilitator certification, and has both participated in and led multiple trainings on youth violence prevention, mediation, healing from racial trauma, community engagement, trauma informed care, and related topics.