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Advanced Peacemaking Circles with Kay Pranis

Advanced Peacemaking Circles with Kay Pranis September 7th-9th 9:30am – 5:00pm – All three days required Columbia School of Social Work This advanced peacemaking circle training is for people who are currently or have recently been using peacemaking circles in

PRI to co-organise conference on women in prison

Penal Reform International and the Vance Center are co-organising a conference on Women in prison: evidence, advocacy and reform, in Bogota from 5–7 September 2018. The conference will bring together 45 women prisoners’ rights advocates from the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe to

From Prison to College Degrees

FROM PRISONS TO COLLEGE DEGREES: A Conversation on Incarceration and the Importance of Higher Education  Join us at The Fortune Society in Long Island City on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 6 pm for an insightful discussion on the challenges and triumphs faced

The Aftermath

DATE AND TIME Sat, August 11, 2018 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar LOCATION Home Sweet Harlem 1528 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10031 View Map   Over the past few years we’ve honored 28 people for

The Art of Return

DATE AND TIME Sat, August 11, 2018 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM EDT Add to Calendar LOCATION CAVEAT 21 A Clinton Street New York, NY 10002 View Map Formerly incarcerated men and women present a night of art and story

Remembering Justice-in-Education Scholar Richard Lynch

by Nicole Callahan At the end of William Shakespeare’s Henry VIII, the brilliant, powerful, and deeply complicated Cardinal Wolsey comes to a critical moment of self-recognition. He meditates there on the cruel and paradoxical cycles of the life of man, how “to-day... READ MORE

The Art of Return

Formerly incarcerated men and women present a night of art and story from inside the American criminal justice system. This year, over 600,000 people in the U.S. will return home from prison, with millions more spending time in jail. They