Omari has been staying busy breaking down stigmas and stereotypes at various outlets in the state of Washington. Below are the conferences and presentations.
University of Puget Sound’s 4th Quadrennial Race & Pedagogy National Conference
At this conference, which featured very high profile Keynote speakers, including the women who sparked the Black Live’s Matter Movement, Omari presented in a session titled “Breaching the terms of the School-to-Prison Pipeline”. His presentation was titled “Transforming Society’s Failure.”
Washington State Partnership Council’s Juvenile Justice Conference
At this conference Omari joined other professions as a panel member for a discussion on the topic of eliminating racial and ethnic disparities within Washington State’s juvenile justice system.
Washington State Faculty and Staff of Color Conference
At this conference Omari facilitated a breakout session around the topic of public institutions and social responsibility. Along with an active audience, Omari explored the role that post-secondary education institutions can play a role in assisting formerly incarcerated people in turning their lives around and reducing recidivism. His session was titled Public Institutions & Responsibility: Formerly Incarcerated People in Higher Education