Building Leaders and Breaking Stereotypes

 An event focused on education as the cornerstone, and leadership develop- ment by and for those most affected by mass criminalization. Leaders are being developed from among the over 60 million Americans with a criminal record— and stereotypes can be

War on Drugs or War on Us?

Featuring Dr. Carl Hart – Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Psychiatry at Columbia University

Reducing Incarceration Symposium Video

We were fortunate to film all of the Reducing Incarceration: Endless Punishment, Long-Term Sentences, and Aging in Prison — or Release and Reentry Symposium.   The video footage of all four panels is below starting with the first panel.  A full... READ MORE

Prison Narratives: Changing the Story

Please join the African and African American Studies Department, Urban Male Initiative, Women’s Studies Program and City and Humanities Program for an exciting line-up of events changing the conversation about mass incarceration. 12:30:   Poetry Slam via Skype from inside