4 takeaways from the 8th Annual Multicultural Breakfast

On October 28, 450 community leaders across the Mid-South attended Leadership Memphis' 8th Annual Multicultural Breakfast presented by FedEx. This year's speaker was Stephen C. Bush, Shelby County Public Defender on 'The Radical Idea of Fairness' and here are just a few of the many ah-ha moments.

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  1. 1.) Implicit biases are pervasive and malleable but can be unlearned.

  2. 2.) There is a lot of work to be done with criminal justice reform and we must make sure our voices are heard.

  3. 3.) Memphis is home to the 3rd Public Defender office in the country (and thanks to Stephen Bush, we're still laying the path forward).

  4. Memphis has one of the oldest public defense systems in the country. Shelby County Public Defender, Stephen Bush speaks at #LMMCB15
    Memphis has one of the oldest public defense systems in the country. Shelby County Public Defender, Stephen Bush speaks at #LMMCB15
  5. 4.) Most people think of justice as an outcome. It's actually a process.

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