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2020 State Criminal Justice Network Conference

The Breakers Resort, Palm Beach, FL

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COVID-19 Update: The health and welfare of our conference attendees is a priority for NACDL. We are proceeding with the scheduled events as planned, however, we will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as necessary. For resources to educate you on safe travel tips and any relevant health alerts or travel advisories, we recommend you stay current on any information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization at:

Program Summary:

Every year, NACDL brings together advocates from around the country for our annual State Criminal Justice Network Conference. This conference offers participants are opportunity to hear from experts on state criminal justice reform and the opportunity to network of like-minded advocates. Since the inception of the SCJN Conference, the expanded participation of both practitioners and the advocacy community has enabled NACDL to bring together individuals directly affected by the criminal justice system and stakeholders who seek reforms that will have a lasting impact on our communities. 

Issues that will be address during the 2020 Conference include:

  • Criminal Justice Data Collection
  • Lessons Learned from New York Bail Reform Pushback
  • Policing in America Part I: Predictive Policing
  • Policing in American Part II: Policing the Police
  • Life Imprisonment & Other Extreme Sentences
  • Criminal Justice Messaging and Storytelling
  • Marsy’s Law
  • First Steps for State Sentencing Reform
  • Parole and Probation Reform
  • Racial Dynamics in Criminal Justice Policy


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The Breakers Resort
One South County Road
Palm Beach, FL 33480

Phone Reservations: (888) 273-2537
Group rate: $239 + tax  (Expires Wednesday, July 22, 2020)
Please mention  group code "NACDLM20" or group name "NACDL 2020 Annual Seminar" to receive the applicable discount rate
Rooms/discounted group rates are not guaranteed if the block has been filled prior to the cut-off date.

Questions? Contact Director of Events Akvile Athanason at or call (202) 872-8600 x630.


NACDL’s State Criminal Justice Network is pleased to offer limited scholarships to individuals interested in attending the 19th Annual State Criminal Justice Network Conference, August 13-14, 2020 in Palm Beach, Florida.

The scholarships can be used for conference registration, hotel and coach air travel. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Scholarship awards, other than conference registration, will be administered through reimbursements. If a recipient is awarded travel assistance, accommodations must be pre-purchased by the individual. If a recipient is awarded hotel accommodations, the individual must make their own hotel reservation at the designated conference hotel and submit all receipts for reimbursement after the conference. 

Apply for a SCJN Conference Scholarship 

Please direct any questions to Monica L. Reid, NACDL Director of Advocacy, at


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Rates Before July 3
NACDL Members $75
NACDL Affiliates $75
General Public  $100
Students $25
Rates After July 3
NACDL Members $100
NACDL Affiliates $100
General Public $125
Students $25

Code of Conduct

NACDL endeavors to foster a working, learning, and social environment free of harassment, discrimination, intimidation, and insult. To that end, NACDL has adopted a Code of Conduct for Affiliated Persons that applies to all attendees and participants of any kind at all NACDL sponsored events.

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