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Ghost Hunting: A film by Raed Andoni

FILM | Ghost Hunting Tuesday, March 27, 2018 6:00 PM 8:00 PM Lenfest Center for the Arts615 West 129th Street, New York, NY, 10027United States (map) Google Calendar ICS Ghost Hunting. A film by Raed Andoni. Screening and Q&A with the

Justice Working Group Talk: Dark Inquiry, creators of Bail Bloc

Spring Justice Working Group Series: Mark Hansen and Michael Krisch, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia University Date: Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 Time: 4-6pm Location: Jerome Greene Annex (see directions below) Please join us for our second talk in the Spring

After Attica: Criminal Justice and Mass Incarceration

DESCRIPTION History doesn’t always speak so directly to the present, but Heather Ann Thompson’s Pulitzer-winning account of the 1971 Attica Uprisings is in direct conversation with more recent coverage by the New York Times, also recognized by Pulitzer for investigative

Beyond the Bars 2018 Recap! Videos, Photos and More

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 8th annual Beyond the Bars Conference, this year focusing on the efforts to close jails and prisons.  We are continually humbled by the strength and diversity of the movement to end... READ MORE

CALL FOR ARTISTS AND TEACHING ARTISTS | THE CONFINED ARTS

Hello Friends,   Please share this opportunity throughout your networks and specifically with currently and formerly incarcerated artists. The Confined Arts is looking for new and existing artists to collaborate with the From the Inside Out project. Selected artists will... READ MORE

Meet our 2017-18 Beyond the Bars Fellows

Our current Fellows come from many schools across Columbia (Social Work, Teachers College, Columbia Law School, and Columbia College), other colleges (Union Theological Seminary and New York University) and a variety of different community and government organizations (the Fortune Society,... READ MORE

BEYOND THE BARS 2018

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 as a part

Beyond the Bars Open Mic Night

The 2018 Beyond the Bars Fellowship Presents a night of music and spoken word against prisons and jails Friday, February 23, 2018 from 7pm-9pm at the Fortune Society, 625 W. 140th Street. We invite all individuals, in particular those directly and indirectly impacted