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October 2017
$275

College & Community Fellowship Fall Benefit Gala

October 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tribeca 360°, 10 Desbrosses Street
New York, New York 10013
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Please join us for our Bi-Annual Benefit Gala! This year, we honor Maggie Lear and Andrea Levere, women who have dedicated their lives to combating inequality. We also honor the Center for Justice at Columbia University for its work to transform the criminal justice system. This sparkling event, inspired by the Harlem Renaissance, will be hosted by renowned poet and comedian Liza Jessie Peterson. With your support, we can continue to provide high-quality college counseling services to formerly incarcerated women.…

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$225

Empathic Facilitator Training

October 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - October 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Columbia School of Social Work, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue - C06
New York, 10027
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The Empathic Facilitator is a two-day training for anyone who leads groups and wants to develop the skills to create an intentional and transformative group process. The principles and practices learned in this training can be adapted for a range of settings and groups whether you regularly facilitate workshops, team meetings, or offering one-on-one coaching. In partnership with The Center for Justice at Columbia University, a The Empathic Facilitator training uniquely customized to meet the needs of the field of…

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Storytelling In Rikers

October 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University – Second Floor Common Room, 74 Morningside Drive
New York , NY 10027 United States
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Friday, 27 October 2017 12:15pm - 2:15pm Columbia University, The Heyman Center Second Floor Common Room Sahar Ullah, Heyman Center Public Humanities Fellow (2016 - 2017), has been working with Columbia University's Rikers Education Initiative to design and facilitate a series of storytelling workshops for young women at the Rose M Singer Center at Rikers Island over the last academic year. Ullah will reflect on her experience teaching and learning from the students about different aspects of storytelling including visual narration, character development,…

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November 2017

Windows on Death Row: Additional Events Planned in Conjunction with the Exhibit

November 13, 2017 - November 21, 2017
Columbia Law School, Jerome Green Hall Rm 106
New York , United States
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Columbia Law School presents the New York City premiere of a thought-provoking art exhibit designed to expand the national conversation on capital punishment in the U.S. Please join us for the opening of “Windows on Death Row: Art from Inside and Outside the Prison Walls.” This extraordinary collaborative project displays more than 60 works drawn from people on death row, as well as from some of America’s top political cartoonists. Co-creators Patrick Chappatte, editorial cartoonist for The New York Times,…

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The Roma People’s Project: Launch and Discussion

November 14, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University – Second Floor Common Room, 74 Morningside Drive
New York , NY 10027 United States
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From Gypsy Stereotypes to Roma Reality and Aspirations Please RSVP Here Space is limited so first come, first seated. Did you know... The so-called  "free-spirited Gypsies" are, in fact, the Roma - one of the most stigmatized and least understood ethnic groups in the world Roma culture has many more facets than Gypsy stereotypes considering its lack of homeland, variety of religions, music and the diversity of the Roma people? Roma people left India about 1000 years ago and have…

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NYC Council Speaker Criminal Justice Forum

November 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

In 2018 the New York City Council will elected a new Speaker. We need a Council Speaker who will deliver for our communities on important issues such as police accountability, closing Rikers, civil rights and immigration. RSVP to join us on November 14th as we hear a debate from the announced candidates. This event is co-sponsored by JustLeadershipUSA, Citizen Action-NY, Communities United for Police Reform, the Columbia Center for Justice, the Drug Policy Alliance, VOCAL-NY, New York Civil Liberties Union,…

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Justice Working Group: Fall Seminars

November 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Columbia University, Department of Psychology, Room 200B Schermerhorn Hall,, 1190 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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December 2017

Introduction to Community Accountability and Transformative Justice with Mimi Kim

December 7, 2017 - December 8, 2017

December 7th & 8th, 2017 9:30am - 4:30pm (both days required) Columbia University School of Social Work About the Training In this introductory two-day workshop on community accountability and transformative justice, Mimi Kim, founder of Creative Interventions will provide an overview of the development and current state of community accountability/transformative justice approaches to intimate partner violence and sexual violence. She will also present the principles, model and tools in the Creative Interventions Toolkit for a hands-on introduction to the how-to's…

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Present Past: Time, Memory, and the Negotiation of Historical Justice

December 7, 2017 - December 9, 2017
International Affairs Building, 420 West 118th Street
New York, NY 10027 United States
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  CLICK HERE TO VEIW CONFERENCE THEME AND PROGRAM    

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Mitigating the Misreading of Boys of Color in Schools

December 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 W 120th Street
New York, 10027 United States
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This event is intended to ignite discussion on how educators can work with Black and Brown males in high schools to reimagine the educational landscape. Join us for an event created by high school boys of color around issues of injustice and inequity in education. Schedule of Events 10:00am: Multimodal presentations spotlighting the life histories of boys of color 10:45am: Socratic circle analyzing the multimodal texts and what they mean for educators 11:30am: Panel featuring Black and Brown high school…

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