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Broward County Public Defender and State Attorney Candidate Forum

Wednesday August 12, 2020
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
NAMI Broward County is inviting all candidates for the office of Broward County State Attorney and Public Defender to participate in an online forum. During this forum our members, families, friends, and the entire mental health community can hear more about the candidates’ platform on mental health issues.
The panel will be lead by Peter Schoenthal, Esq. and will host:
  • Joshua Rydell, Esq.
  • Harold Pryor, Esq.
  • David Cannady, Esq.
  • James S.Lewis, Esq.
  • Teresa Williams, Esq.
  • Joseph Kimok, Esq.
  • Sarahnell Murphy, Esq.
  • Gordon Weekes, Esq.
  • Thomas Lynch, Esq.
  • Ruby Green, Esq.

Mental health issues and topics for discussion include: 

  • Priority on policy, practice, and funding for mental health services.
  • The role local and state officials play in supporting systems change.
  • The Stepping Up Initiative – A national initiative to reduce the number of people with mental illnesses in jails.
  • Issues regarding post-arrest diversion for people with mental illness.
  • Population health and well-being – i.e. Mental health disparities.
  • Other local issues and concerns.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

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