Please join us for this special presentation of the PBS documentary The Definition of Insanity that chronicles the Miami-Dade Criminal Mental Health Project, an innovative prison diversion program. The Definition of Insanity shows how one local judge’s novel approach to solving the mental health crisis could be the model to tackle the much larger epidemic throughout America.
Panelists include key public servants in the documentary with discussion facilitated by Nancy La Vigne, Justice Policy Center, Urban Institute.
The film is available at https://www.pbs.org/show/definition-insanity/
Matthew Harris Ornstein Memorial Foundation
Nancy G. La Vigne
Vice President, Justice Policy
Alejandro Aristizábal, Felony Diversion Program Manager, Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
Sgt. John Blackerby, City of Miami PD
Habsi Kaba, Crisis Intervention Team Coordinator, Miami-Dade County
Judge Steven Leifman, Associate Administrative Judge, Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court of Florida
Katherine Fernandez Rundle, State Attorney, Miami-Dade County