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October 2018

Reimagining Prison

October 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 899 10th Ave
New York , 10019 United States
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Join the Vera Institute of Justice and staff and residents of the TRUE unit at Cheshire Correctional Institution in Connecticut to Reimagine Prison in the United States. Today, life in America’s prisons is dismal and not productive, and the brunt of these conditions fall on people of color and those who are socially and economically disadvantaged—in large part, the result of their systemic and historic social exclusion from much of American society. To remedy this, our nation must reckon with…

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Community Block Party

October 13

On Saturday, October 13, 2018, The Women’s Building will hold our third annual community block party! Bringing together local residents, fellow organizations, activists, business leaders, and community members, this event will celebrate girls and women everywhere, while showcasing the effort to transform Bayview Correctional Facility into The Women’s Building. We invite everyone to join us and help us imagine the future of this new space that will serve as the home of the global girls’ and women’s rights movement. This…

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