Denver Gathering Keynote

Denver Annual Gathering (2016) Keynote Talk

Featured speaker, Lisa Calderon, the director of the Community Re-Entry Project, an initiative of the City of Denver’s Crime Prevention and Control Commission, will speak to the theme of the conference, ” Envisioning Alternatives to Violence – From Retribution to Restoration.” Lisa holds a Master’s degree, law degree, and is currently working on her doctorate in education. As an active community member, she is involved with several community-based initiatives including her role as Co-Chair of the Colorado Latino Forum Denver Chapter which helps create more opportunities for marginalized women, low-income communities, youth of color, and justice system involved persons