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October 2017

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
Free

Meeting at the Margins: Legal Issues at the Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexuality

November 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Jerome Greene Hall, Columbia Law School, Room 104, 435 W 116 St
New York, NY 10027 United States
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The Columbia Journal of Race and Law, The Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, and Queer and Trans People of Color at Columbia Law School would like to cordially invite you to "Meeting at the Margins: Legal Issues at the Intersection of Race, Gender, and Sexuality." Through this symposium, we aim to center the experiences and legal issues of people whose marginalization is compounded by their race, gender, and/or sexuality. Because of their multidimensional identities, they are effectively erased by…

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UPRISING 4/13: #BlackLivesMatter

November 9, 2017 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, November 9 | 6:15pm  in the Jerome Greene Annex Shanelle Matthews (Activist-in-Residence, New School) Kendall Thomas (Columbia University) Deva Woodly (New School) Moderated by Elias Alcantara (Columbia University) and Bernard E. Harcourt #BlackLivesMatter, a social movement that is still emerging and young as a historical matter, has already undergone significant change over the last few years. Today, it consists of a range of activism, extending from individual acts of resistance, to local collectives, to national organizations, all self-identifying as part of a…

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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

In Conversation: Michael Nutter and Elias Alcantara

December 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Please join CJR for a compelling conversation about the criminal justice system, featuring former Mayor of Philadelphia, Michael Nutter and Elias Alcantara, former Senior Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs in the Obama White House.

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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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