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Race, Policing, and Civil Rights: A Community Town Hall

This event, which mixes media, public dialogue, politics and arts, is the first in a series of town halls focused on exploring the community’s take on timely social issues. As the media storm over Eric Garner and Ferguson subsides, Brooklyn Independent

AMERICA’S PRISONS: CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT?

AMERICA’S PRISONS: CRUEL AND UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT? A discussion with: Robert Ferguson Columbia Law School Author of Inferno: An Anatomy of American Punishment Cathleen Price Equal Justice Initiative Benjamin Rosenberg Office of the NY County District Attorney Free and open to the

Incarceration in America Conference

Incarceration in America Conference  Organized by the Center for the Advancement of Public Action (CAPA) Registration Form The United States has the highest documented rate of incarceration in the world, a rate that has increased by 500 percent in the

Films For Liberation: Let the Fire Burn

Films For Liberation: Let the Fire Burn Friday Oct 3rd, 2014 – 7pm Malcom X Lounge, Columbia University Join Students Against Mass Incarceration for our FIRST FILMS FOR LIBERATION OF THE YEAR! On Friday, we will be watching Let the Fire

Save the Date – Lyrics from Lockdown

Join the Center for Justice at Columbia University and our colleagues and friends from across New York City for a performance of Bryonn Bain’s Lyrics from Lockdown.  The show will be followed by a post performance discussion about arts and activism... READ MORE