Restore the Pell Grant Symposium

For decades, the United States has seen rising prison populations at both the state and federal level. As we face the unsustainable costs of mass incarceration, mandatory minimums, and persistent disparities in arrests and conviction rates under discriminatory policies such

Self-Determination Inside/Out

September 11 – November 16, 2014 Opening: Thursday, September 11, 7-10pm Organized by Molly Fair, Josh MacPhee, Anika Paris, Laura Whitehorn, and Ryan Wong Interference Archive presents Self-Determination Inside/Out, a comprehensive exhibition and public program series featuring the cultural materials produced

Black, Brown or otherwise Deviant: the making of who is criminal

From “thugs” to “illegals,” we are surrounded by representations of Black, Brown, undocumented, queer, homeless, disabled bodies that portray us as criminal. This teach-in hosted by Columbia University Students Against Mass Incarceration, Lucha & the Columbia Prison Divest campaign will explore the criminalization & incarceration

How do we Significantly Reduce our Prison Populations?

How do we Significantly Reduce our Prison Populations? The NAS Report and its Implications for New York Thursday, September 4, 2014 8:15am to 2:00pm John Jay College of Criminal Justice Following up on the National Academy of Sciences report, The