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Screening and Panel Discussion for Ava DuVernay’s documentary “13th”

The Columbia Journalism Association of Black Journalists presents Ava DuVernay’s documentary, “13th,” on mass incarceration and slavery as punishment under the 13th Amendment of the Constitution. A panel will follow discussing the implications of the prison industrial complex, police brutality,

Spark Workshop “Disrupting Distrust” with Rise

Spark Workshop: Disrupting DistrustHow Can Startups Help Ease the Tensions Between Urban Communities and Law Enforcement?Featuring Alphonzo Terrell, CC’05, Co–Founder of Rise, with special guest speakerRobert Gangi, CC’65, Director of the Police Reform Organizing Project.Tuesday, November 15, 2016 6:30 p.m. – 8:30

Beyond Right & Wrong: Screening & Panel

Sunday, November 13th The Contemplative Studies Project is hosting a screening of Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness followed by a panel discussion with Donna Hylton & Katie Kitchen, moderated by Robert Kaku Gunn.We’d like to invite

Youth justice study finds prison counterproductive

New report documents urgent need to replace youth prisons with rehabilitation-focused alternatives By Adam Schaffer, HKS Communications A new report, published by Harvard Kennedy School’s Program in Criminal Justice Policy and Management (PCJ) and the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), documents ineffectiveness, endemic abuses,... READ MORE

Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity: Leading the Way to a More Just Future

The Atlantic Philanthropies | October 25, 2016 Dismantling anti-black racism to advance fairer, healthier and more inclusive societies for all The Atlantic Fellows for Racial Equity is one of an interconnected set of fellowship programs – the Atlantic Fellows – launched by The Atlantic Philanthropies as... READ MORE

Building a Restorative Justice Movement Grounded in Racial Justice

Building a Restorative Justice Movement Grounded in Racial Justice Friday Oct 21– 6:30-8:30pm Columbia School of Social Work, Rm 311/312 Register Here: https://rjandracialjustice.eventbrite.com An approach to justice that focuses on repairing harm, restorative justice (RJ) is well-suited to address the impact of