Western Connecticut State University's Justice and Law Society, together with the Ancell School of Business, will co-sponsor a panel discussion — “Pros and Cons of Legalizing Recreational Marijuana in Connecticut — 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, in the Ballroom of the Campus Center on the university’s Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. Panelists will include CT Association of Prevention Professionals (CAPP) Executive Director, John Daviau; NYPD retired Lt.Joanne Naughton, from the Law Enforcement Action Partnership(L.E.A.P.); and Insight Counseling Executive Director, Liz Jorgensen.
Daviau is community psychologist and certified dialogue educator with almost 30 years of training, management and consulting experience in nonprofit organizations and schools. He has focused his work on coalition and organizational development, substance abuse and violence prevention, and school safety initiatives. Daviau is a passionate leader in the field of prevention. He also is the project director of Connecticut’s Prevention Training and Technical Assistance Service Center.