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2019-20 Beyond the Bars Fellowship – Apply Now!

The Beyond the Bars Fellowship offers students and community members an interdisciplinary leadership development program to develop and deepen their identity, analysis, skills and network towards ending mass incarceration and creating a more just and safe world. Through seminars, workshops... READ MORE

Justice Ambassadors Youth Council Grand Summit

New Columbia Initiative Brings Together New York Criminal Justice Officials with Local Youth to Address Issues of Mass Incarceration Jointly authored policy proposals to be presented at Columbia University’s Inaugural Justice Ambassadors Youth Council Summit on June 11th In an... READ MORE

Request for Proposals: Language in Justice Conference

The Center for Justice at Columbia University and The Confined Arts presents From the Inside Out: The Power of Language to Incarcerate, a one-day justice conference in New York City that will meet and resist linguistic methods of dehumanization, which foster... READ MORE

TED Salon featuring Jarrell Daniels, Justice in Education Scholar

Our colleague, Jarrell, an Open Society Youth Activist Fellow, Annie E. Casey Youth Advisory Council member and Justice-in-Education Scholar at Columbia University, is now featured by national non-profit powerhouse, ‘TED’ for his recent TED Talk: Education Everywhere. In his talk, Jarrell... READ MORE

Punishing Trauma: The Collateral Consequences of Incarceration

Punishing Trauma: A Conference on the Collateral Consequences of Incarceration Although the problem of mass incarceration has recently received more wide-spread scrutiny, the negative consequences of incarceration on children, families, and communities still receive less attention and remain under addressed