Urban Disorder

Urban Disorder

Join the discussion regarding the urban disorder in Seattle. Topics will include:

  • homelessness
  • mental health and crisis intervention
  • displaced youth
  • open-air drug activity
  • the line between free speech and criminal activity, and
  • collective response to public disorder

This event is aimed for criminal justice professionals, social service providers, students, and citizens concerned with public safety and issues surrounding urban disorder.

Addressing Seattle's Urban Disorder with Collective Efficacy Principles

When: May 6, 2016; 8:30-4:30 p.m.
Where: Casey Commons, 5th Floor Casey Building


08:30-9:00 --> Welcome and Keynote
0:20-10:30 --> Definition of the Problem and Context: What is disorder? What causes disorder, who is involved, and where do they come from?
10:30-10:45 --> Break
10:45-12:00 --> Responses to Disorder
12:00-1:00 --> Lunch (on site)
1:00-2:30 --> Constitutional Implications of Managing Urban Activities: Protests/Civil Disobedience/Homelessness - where is the line between constitutional rights and criminal activity?
2:30-2:45 --> Break
2:45-4:30 --> Solutions: Collective community action 

Program Agenda: Urban Disorder Agenda May 2016

Cost* $100 General public; $75 Alumni; $50 Students and Campus Community 

*Cost includes continuing education event, continental breakfast and lunch, and continuing education certificate of completion. All proceeds go to the Seattle University Department of Criminal Justice's Center for the Study of Crime and Justice to fund student research

TO REGISTER CONTACT: reynoldk@seattleu.edu (206)296-4580