Workshop Agenda

Agenda for the 2011 Dart Center workshop "Getting it Right: Reporting on Youth Violence."

Friday December 9, 2011

8:30 - 9:00am Welcome and Overview

Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma
Arlene Notoro Morgan, Associate Dean for Prizes & Programs, Columbia Journalism
Joe Pyle, President, Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation
Cathy Weiss, Executive Director, Stoneleigh Foundation

9:00 - 9:30am Participant Roundtable

Journalist participants will have one minute for introductions and brief mention
of their areas of interest concerning youth violence

9:30 - 9:45am Break

9:45 - 11:15am Opening Plenary
Understanding Youth Violence: A Public Health Perspective

Moderator: Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, Dart Center
Kenneth Ginsburg, M.D., Pediatrician, Center for Injury Research and
Prevention, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia; Associate Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
John A. Rich, M.D., M.P.H., Professor and Chair of Health Management and
Policy, Drexel University School of Public Health; Director, Center for Nonviolence &
Social Justice
Emily Rothman, Sc.D., Associate Professor, Boston University School of Public Health
Gary Slutkin, M.D., Founder, CeaseFire; Research Professor, University of Illinois
Chicago School of Public Health

11:15 – 11:30am Break

11:30 – 12:30pm Conversation: Everett Gillison, Chief of Staff and Deputy Mayor for Public Safety, City of Philadelphia

12:30 – 1:15pm Lunch

1:15 - 2:30pm Plenary: Youth Violence Prevention: Policy and Practice On-the-Ground in Philadelphia

Moderator: Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, Dart Center
Marla Davis Bellamy, J.D., M.G.A., Executive Director, Philadelphia CeaseFire;
Center for Bioethics, Urban Health and Policy, Temple University School of Medicine
Sandy Bloom, M.D., Associate Professor, Drexel University School of Public Health;
Co-Director, Center for Nonviolence & Social Change
Jamira Burley, Fellow, Student Peace Alliance; Student Leadership Coordinator, School
District of Philadelphia; Appointee, Philadelphia Youth Commission

2:15 – 2:30pm Break

2:30 – 3:30pm Presentation: The Gun Factor: Access, Tracking and Investigation

James Grimaldi, Staff Writer, The Washington Post

3:30 – 4:00pm Break

4:00 - 5:00pm Speed Networking: Developing Sources, Developing Stories

Representatives from violence prevention policy, education, advocacy and direct
service organizations will participate in a structured networking session to discuss
their work, story ideas and what reporters need to know when covering youth violence
Facilitator: Kate Black, Associate Director for Programs, Dart Center

5:00 - 6:00pm Community Reception

6:00 – 6:30pm Buffet Dinner

6:30pm Doors Open

6:45 – 9:15pm Film Screening: “The Interrupters” and Q&A

Special Guests: David and Falacca Fattah, House of Umoja, Philadelphia

Saturday, December 10, 2011

8:30 – 9:00am Continental Breakfast

9:00 - 10:15am Research Briefing: Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACEs)
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Presenter: Robert Anda, M.D., Senior Scientific Consultant, U.S. Centers for
Disease Control, Fayetteville, GA

10:15 – 10:30am Break

10:30 – 11:45am Plenary: High Impact Local Reporting on Youth Violence

Moderator: Bruce Shapiro, Executive Director, Dart Center
Susan Snyder, Staff Writer, The Philadelphia Inquirer
Kristen Graham, Staff Writer, The Philadelphia Inquirer

11:45 – 12:30pm Lunch

12:30 – 1:45pm Plenary: Visual storytelling on youth violence

Moderator: James Estrin, Photographer, Lens Blog Curator, The New York Times
Donna DeCesare, Photographer, “Destiny’s Children”; Associate Professor,
University of Texas, Austin
Carlos Javier Ortiz, Photographer, “Too Young to Die”, Chicago
Hank Willis Thomas, Photographer, Conceptual Artist, Oakland

1:45 - 2:00pm Break

2:00 – 3:00pm Workshop: We are not alone -- No Estamos Solos: Reporting on Youth Violence

Stephen Franklin, Ethnic News Director, Community Media Workshop, Chicago

3:00 – 3:15pm Break

3:15 – 4:00pm Story Clinics

Reporting on Schools with Susan Snyder and Kristen Graham
Visual Storytelling with James Estrin and Carlos Javier Ortiz
Reporting Cross Culturally with Stephen Franklin

4:00 – 4:15pm Break

4:15 – 5:00pm Participant Dialogue – Group Think

5:00 – 5:15pm Closing Reflections