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

The Empathic Facilitator

The Empathic Facilitator is a two-day training for anyone who leads groups and wants to develop the skills to lead a profound change process. The principles and practices learned in this training can be adapted for a range of settings and

Research and Film Volunteer Opportunities 2019-2020

Research Opportunities The Center for Justice is looking for Research Assistants to work within different sectors of the From the Inside Out project, which is an action-research-based multidisciplinary project that advocates for the use of humanizing language and representative imagery and depictions... READ MORE

Beyond the Bars 2019 Recap: Videos, Programs and More

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 9th annual Beyond the Bars Conference, this year focusing on the incarceration and criminalization of women and girls, as well as their families and communities, inclusive of transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming... READ MORE

Beyond the Bars 2019

The 9th Annual Beyond the Bars Conference of the Center for Justice at Columbia University will focus on both the incarceration and criminalization of women and girls themselves as well as of their families and communities. Our focus is inclusive

Meet our 2018-19 Beyond the Bars Fellows

Our current Fellows come from many schools across Columbia (Social Work, Teachers College, International and Public Affairs, Public Health, Sociology, and Columbia College), other colleges (CUNY Graduate Center and John Jay College of Criminal Justice) and a variety of different... READ MORE

Beyond the Bars Pre-Conference Event “Rhythm & Words”

In anticipation of the 9th Annual Beyond the Bars Conference on March 7th – 10th at Columbia University, the Center for Justice is hosting a per-conference kick-off event that will feature a live hip-hop jazz fusion band, spoken word poetry, art, and comedy in the