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Just Societies Speaker Series: Katherine Franke

The Division of Social Science in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Columbia University presents the Just Societies Speaker Series, the signature initiative of Dean Fredrick Harris. The second event of the Fall 2018 semester will feature Katherine Franke,

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Where: The Back Patio Area at Hour Children’s Main Office 36-11 12th Street LIC, NY   11106 If you have any questions, please call Sarah Murphy at 347-535-3487 or smurphy@hourchildren.org   CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE

A Question of Compassion: Parole for People Aging in Prison

by Vera Institute of Justice and Release Aging People in Prison: RAPP Campaign   Although New York State’s prison population is shrinking overall, the number of elderly people incarcerated is growing rapidly. Now, approximately two out of ten people incarcerated

Accounting for Harm

Accounting for Harm: Building Connections in Accounting for Individual, Institutional and Ideological Harm Friday September 7th, 2018 – 6:30pm Columbia School of Social Work 1255 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10027 Speakers Piper Anderson, Create Forward Kassandra Frederique, Drug Policy

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

Research Opportunities: From the Inside Out

People in prison, including those suffering from mental illnesses, are victims of mistreatment such as violence due to the use of excessive force and severe neglect in the form of moral exclusions and disengagement by prison guards and other staff... READ MORE