Keynote Speaker:

Danielle Allen
Director, Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics
James Bryant Conant University Professor
Harvard University

Featured conference speakers:

Mary Baxter
Inaugural Fellow, Right of Return Fellowship Program

Shannon Bell
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Boston University School of Medicine

Maryanne Bombaugh
Vice President, Massachusetts Medical Society
Chair, Massachusetts Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists

J. Wesley Boyd
Associate Professor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Faculty, HMS Center for Bioethics
Staff Psychiatrist and Founder and Codirector of the Human Rights and Asylum Clinic
Cambridge Health Alliance


Fredrick Clay

Kathleen Dennehy
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management
Brandeis University
National Council on Crime & Delinquency
Former Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Corrections

Mika'il DeVeaux
Assistant Adjunct Professor 
Silberman School of Social Work
Hunter College (CUNY)

Louie Diaz
Substance Abuse Counselor and Re-entry Specialist
Middlesex County Sherriff's Office

Stuart Grassian, Psychiatrist

Amanda Hayes
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP

Mik Kinkhead
Staff Attorney and Prison Justice Project Director, Sylvia Rivera Law Project

Louis Kraus
The Woman's Board Professor of Child Psychiatry; Professor, Department of Psychiatry; Director, Section of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; and Director, Autism Assessment, Research, Treatment & Services (AARTS) Program at Rush Medical College

Robert Marlin
Director, Coordinated Care Program for Political Violence Survivors and Attending Physician, Cambridge Health Alliance; Instructor in Medicine, Harvard Medical School


Jenny Phillips 
Producer/Director, Beyond the Wall

Debra Pinals
Director, Program in Psychiatry, Law, and Ethics, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Medical Director, Behavioral Health and Forensic Programs Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Deborah Alejandra Popowski
Executive Director, Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, NYU School of Law

George Powell 

Andrea Ritchie
Researcher-in-Residence on Race, Gender, Sexuality and Criminalization, Social Justice Institute
Barnard Center for Research on Women

Stefanie Rivera

Joli Sparkman

Kaia Stern
Director, Prison Studies Project, Harvard University

Marc Stern, MD, MPH
Assistant Affiliate Professor, Department of Health Services, School of Public Health, University of Washington
Clinical Professor, School of Public Health, University of Albany

Joel Thompson
Staff Attorney, Prisoners' Legal Services of Massachusetts and Clinical Instructor, Harvard Prison Legal Assistance Project, Harvard Law School