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Intersections of Public Safety, Education, and Health among Boys and Men of Color Living on California's Central Coast

Informational Briefing

Hosted by:     Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, Sr. (D-Los Angeles), Chair
Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay)
City of Seaside                        
Blue Ribbon Task Force for the Prevention of Youth Violence


The media and members of the public are invited to attend this FREE public informational hearing to listen to local experts, advocates, and youth about how Central Coast boys and men of color are affected by the criminal and juvenile justice systems and their intersection with education and healthcare services.  This event is part of a statewide initiative of the Committee to learn about how communities are working to improve the lives of boys and men of color.

No RSVP required.

For questions about the hearing, please contact Erica Parker at or 831-649-2832.


Seaside BMoC hearing flyer-

----- HEARING AGENDA (Please note: Panelists subject to change) -----

Welcome Remarks: Assemblymember Mark Stone


3:00 PM

Panel I: Criminal and Juvenile Justice:

Judge Marla Anderson, Superior Court of Monterey County

Representative, Transitions for Recovery and Reentry Program

Jennifer Davenport, Attorney, Public Defender’s Office

Ted Black, Activities Coordinator, Seaside Youth Resource Center



3:10 PM

Panel II: Education:

PK Diffenbaugh, Superintendent, Monterey Peninsula Unified School District

Jennie Burciaga, Executive Director, Restorative Justice Partners, Inc.

Regina Mason, Co-Founder, The Village Project

Representative, NAACP Youth Council



3:42 PM

Panel III: Healthcare:

Francine Rodd,Executive Director, First 5 Monterey County

Elsa Jimenez, Director, Monterey County Health Department

Mel Mason, Clinical Director, The Village Project



4:14 PM

Public Comments/Q&A:


4:40 PM

Closing Remarks: Assemblymember Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer, Sr.


4:55 PM

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