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WORKSHOP: Innovative Ways to Empower Youth


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A discussion and skills-based workshop facilitated by Beth Navon, LMSW, RYT, Executive Director of the Lineage Project about using awareness-based practices, such as yoga and meditation, as a positive means of intervention to address the high rate of youth incarceration and disproportionate confinement of racial minorities from low-income neighborhoods

WHEN: Weds April 18 @ 12:15PM

WHERE: Columbia University School of Social Work (1255 Amsterdam Ave) | Room 404

Powerpoint Presentation

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Click here for recommended readings on mindfulness practices and criminal justice.

Click here for research on mindfulness practice.

About the presenter: Beth Navon, LMSW, RYT, Executive Director of the Lineage Project

Beth Navon has been an administrator in the non-profit sector for over twenty-five years. Recognized for her expertise in the mental health field, she has traveled all over the country to be on panels, lead workshops, and moderate national conferences. In her prior capacity as an executive director of an organization focusing on youth reentering the community after incarceration, she created a nationally recognized service delivery model. Currently Ms. Navon is the Executive Director of the Lineage Project whose mission is to teach mindfulness practices to youth at risk of involvement in the criminal/juvenile justice system. Ms. Navon graduated from Simmons College School of Social Work with a Masters degree in Social Work in 1973. In 2003 Ms. Navon was certified in Executive Management from Columbia University’s School of Business.


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