Director, Criminal Justice Initiatives
Leigh Ann Davis is Director of Criminal Justice Initiatives at The Arc of the United States and directs The Arc's National Center on Criminal Justice and Disability® (NCCJD®). With over 20 years of experience working at the intersection of intellectual/developmental disability (I/DD) and criminal justice, she has authored numerous publications and presents nationally and internationally on criminal justice and disability topics. In 2013, she worked to secure funding and fulfill a long-term dream to create NCCJD®, the first national center in the U.S. to address both victim and defendant issues in the I/DD field. She is frequently interviewed by national media and provides consultation to federal and non-profit agencies. Ms. Davis works from a home office in Arlington, Texas and holds a B.S.W (Bachelor of Science in Social Work), M.S.S.W. (Master of Science in Social Work), and M.P.A. (Master of Public Administration) from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Saturday, October 12
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Sunday, October 13
9:45 AM – 10:45 AM