Social Justice Training Institute 2013

Social Justice Training Institute 2013 was a Collaboration between the Criminal Justice Initiative at Columbia University School of Social Work and The Public Science Project of The CUNY Graduate Center. The Social Justice Training Institute was designed to provide knowledge and skills for:
1. Community organizations, professionals and future professionals working with people affected by incarceration or re-entry
2. Researchers utilizing participatory research methods for community learning and participation
3. Activists developing policy and advocacy for ending mass incarceration.
This Institute was designed for present and future professionals in fields including but not limited to education, health, law, social work, faith based organizations, counseling, and journalism. Graduate students, faculty, and members of community-based organizations came from as far as California and Canada to attend.
The Social Justice Training Institute provided environment of collective learning and development.