Making a Difference:
Challenging the Legal Process to Effectively
Prosecute Sex Offender

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A national committee with representatives from advocate groups, law enforcement, medical and prosecution has been formed to evaluate and numerically score the applications. Once the eight participant-communities have been selected, they will be asked to formally accept an invitation to the “Making a Difference” conference.
Formal acceptance will require a written re-affirmation within 2 weeks of notification that all of the listed participants are available to attend the full conference and participate in the pre-conference base rate data collection survey. Applications must be received by May 31, 2004.
Please mail your completed application to: The Making a Difference Conference, c/o Professor Chris Alksnis, Contemporary Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University, 73 George St., Brantford, Ontario, N3T 2X3 or fax to (519) 759-2127. If you have questions or need assistance please phone (519) 756-8228, Ext. 5738 or e-mail (

For a detailed description of the scoring criterion and the information requested for each of the questions on the application see "What Is Expected on the Scholarship Application Narrative?" in the Frequently Asked Questions section

To apply for the US Conference (October 26-29, 2004 in San Diego, CA), please visit

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