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Message from the Director

Welcome. The Center for Justice at Columbia University is committed to reducing the nation’s reliance on incarceration and advancing alternative approaches to safety and justice through education, research and policy. Its mission is to help transform a criminal justice systemLEARN MORE >

Mission & Background

The Center for Justice at Columbia University is committed to reducing the nation’s reliance on incarceration and advancing alternative approaches to safety and justice through education, research and policy. Its mission is to help transform a criminal justice system from oneLEARN MORE >

Staff

Geraldine Downey, Director Kathy Boudin, Co-Director Cheryl Wilkins, Senior Director of Education and Programs Cameron Rasmussen, Program Director Richard Roderick, Program Coordinator Isaac Scott, Arts & Communications Specialist Claudia P. Rincon, Associate Director of Operations and Evaluations Nicole Delgadillo, Program Coordinator ShawndaLEARN MORE >

Partners

The Center for Justice collaborates with a wide array of partners working to address issues of incarceration and criminal justice including centers, institutes and departments throughout Columbia, community and grassroots organizations and advocates, other institutions of higher learning, government agencies andLEARN MORE >