March 14: Reducing Incarceration Rates among Mentally Ill
The Bob Graham Center will host a public talk on Tues., March 14 at 6 p.m. in the Pugh Hall Ocora focusing on the national “Stepping Up” initiative. Judge Steven Leifman and Leon Evans, a mental health advocate, will discuss cutting-edge community programs aimed at reducing incarceration rates among those with mental illness. The event is free and open to the public. It will be streamed live at www.bobgrahamcenter.ufl.edu. The event is co-sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) and the Bob Graham Center for Public Service.