In Our Backyards National Convening 2022


Past Event
Friday, Aug 19, 2022 — Sunday, Aug 21, 2022
Chattanooga, Tennessee

Join the Vera Institute of Justice and community partners for a 2-day national convening for advocates, researchers, and organizers working to decarcerate and transform justice systems in smaller cities and rural communities.

Event Details

We’ll kick off the weekend with a Friday evening reception at the Chattanooga Whiskey Event Hall (890 Riverfront Pkwy, Chattanooga, TN 37402) beginning at 7pm EST.

Convening programming, which will include mainstage panels, a keynote speaker, breakout workshops, and more, will begin Saturday at 9:30am EST and will conclude Sunday at 12:30pm EST at the Marriott Downtown (Two Carter St, Chattanooga, TN 37402).

To book a room as part of our Marriott room block, click here.

For more information please contact:
Jesmeen Grewal