Thursday, March 22, 2012
Why are millions of Americans locked up? A TED talk by Bryan Stevenson
Stevenson speaks passionately about how the American justice system is distorted around race and poverty. Our prisons are overflowing and the U.S. is still the only industrialized nation in the world that will sentence juveniles to life in prison.
- Gilbert R. Gonzales
- San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, United States
- Director of Communications and Diversion Initiatives,The Center for Healthcare Services, Mental Health Authority. • Gilbert Gonzales has more than 29 years of experience in the field of substance abuse and mental health crisis prevention and in treatment provision as a clinician, university faculty, project/program director and policy advisor. Throughout his career, he has led strategic planning, treatment and policy development, and training. He has also led systems change initiatives that help mental health and substance abuse service providers promote collaboration and build service capacity in support of diverse populations.