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Beyond the Bars 2018 – Save the Date

Save the Date!  Beyond the Bars: Closing Jails and Prisons March 1-4, 2018 The 8th annual Beyond the Bars Conference of the Center for Justice at Columbia University seeks to contribute to the growing movement to close jails and prisons... READ MORE

Mitigating the Misreading of Boys of Color in Schools

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

In Conversation: Michael Nutter and Elias Alcantara

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.

Social Justice and Health Equity: Care for People at the Intersections

Everyone deserves access to competent, comprehensive, and compassionate healthcare that addresses healing from a holistic perspective.   The trauma of incarceration uniquely impacts people living with HIV and AIDS, exploring this intersection enhances our ability to create equitable systems of

Marijuana Policing and the Impact on Immigrants

Across the United States and in New York, the tide is turning against marijuana prohibition, but resolutions to deal with collateral consequences for noncitizen immigrants remain stalled. As marijuana reform has progressed, reforms to the immigration system have not. Simple