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March 2018

Ghost Hunting: A film by Raed Andoni

March 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

FILM | Ghost Hunting Tuesday, March 27, 2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Lenfest Center for the Arts615 West 129th Street, New York, NY, 10027United States (map) Google Calendar ICS Ghost Hunting. A film by Raed Andoni. Screening and Q&A with the director and Professor James Schamus. Katharina Otto-Bernstein Screening Room, Lenfest Center for the Arts, Columbia University Director Raed Andoni places a newspaper advertisement in Ramallah. He is looking for former inmates of the Moskobiya interrogation centre in Jerusalem. In his…

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Introduction to Peacemaking Circles with Kay Pranis

March 29 - March 30
Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 W 120th Street
New York, 10027 United States
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Introduction to Peacemaking Circles with Kay PranisMarch 29th and 30th 9:30am - 4:30pm - Both days are required Teachers College About Peacemaking Circles The Peacemaking Circle training is an opportunity for anyone interested in conflict resolution, community building or restorative justice to increase their skills and knowledge for having difficult conversations. The peacemaking circle is a dialogue process useful for increasing understanding among different perspectives and for creating effective solutions to long-standing issues of conflict or disconnection. The circle strives…

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April 2018

Lecture: The Roma in Europe: Between State Law and Human Rights

April 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
219 Schermerhorn Hall, 1190 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027 United States
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We are very excited to announce that this Thursday, April 5 the Social Relations Lab at the Center for Justice in partnership with the Roma Peoples Project at Columbia University will have a special guest: anthropologist Ana Ivasiuc who lives in Germany and is the recipient of the 2017 Herder-Council for European Studies fellowship. This is a follow-up of a panel in Chicago last week together with our Director, Professor Geraldine Downey. Ana Ivasiuc will talk about the way that…

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We are Witnesses: Screening and Panel event

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Columbia Law School, Room 103, 435 W 116 St
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The American criminal justice system consists of 2.2 million people behind bars, plus tens of millions of family members, corrections and police officers, parolees, victims of crime, judges, prosecutors and defenders. In We Are Witnesses, we hear their stories. This event will feature a screening of 4 of the short films in the We are Witnesses series, followed by a panel discussion and reception.

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From The Inside Out: Artist Talk and Project Launch Exhibition

April 11 - May 4
Delaware County Community College, 901 Media Line Rd,
Media, PA 19063 United States
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Isaac Scott, Artist Talk Wednesday, April 11, 4-5 p.m. Marple Campus | Small Auditorium Reception to follow in the Art Gallery (Rm. 2305) Learn more at: https://www.dccc.edu/campus-life/arts/art-lecture-series   FROM THE INSIDE OUT Project Scope: Changing perceptions about people in prison This project is a 24-month long artistic response to the misperceptions of people in prison fostered through stereotypical mainstream media representations of prison life and the people who experience incarceration. People in prison (PIP), including those suffering from mental illnesses,…

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Supporting Young People in Healing from Violence and Trauma

April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Transformative Justice Responses to Gender Based Violence

April 20

with Nastassja Schmiedt and Lea Roth April 20th 9:30am - 5:00pm Columbia School of Social Work Join Nastassja Schmiedt and Lea Roth of Spring Up for a day long training on responding to gender based violence and building the foundations of consent culture with transformative justice. This is a practical skills-building training that walks through a step-by-step guide to designing and implementing transformative justice practices. TO REGISTER COST: $75 per person *limited scholarships are available tjresponses.eventbrite.com Nastassja (Stas) Schmiedt and…

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Justice-in-Education Volunteer Informational Meeting

April 20 @ 1:30 pm
646 Jerome Greene Hall, 435 W 116th St
New York, NY 10027 United States
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COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY’S JUSTICE-IN-EDUCATION PRESENTS: AN INFORMATIONAL MEETING ABOUT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES IN JUSTICE REFORM Meet current volunteers who assist with workshops at Rikers Island, and find out about volunteer opportunities on campus and around the city.  For more information, please email mr3460@columbia.edu. Friday April 20 at 1:30 to 2:30 pm 646 Jerome Green Hall Columbia Law School (cross streets: 116th St and Amsterdam Ave)

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May 2018

The Empathic Facilitator: Leading A Transformative Group Process

May 17 - May 18
Columbia School of Social Work, 1255 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027
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Create Forward and the Center for Justice at Columbia University are partnering for the third time to present The Empathic Facilitator Training. The Empathic Facilitator is a two-day training for anyone who leads groups and wants to develop the skills to lead a transformative change 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 offer one-on-one coaching. Practitioners in the fields of…

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June 2018

TAKE ACTION TODAY: Follow Up from June 5th Emergency Action for Parole Justice

June 18 - June 20

Dear all, Thank you so much to all those who joined us on June 5th for our speakout in New York City, and our day of action in Albany. It was an incredibly powerful and meaningful day, and we accomplished so much. You can see pictures of the day here. There was also an article in Daily News about our morning speakout that is, besides from the first line, a strong and supportive piece of media. Next Steps and Upcoming Actions!…

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