The Center for Justice is committed to ending mass incarceration and criminalization, and advancing alternative approaches to justice and safety through education, research, and policy change. Its mission is to help transform the approaches to justice from being driven by punishment and retribution to being centered on prevention and healing. The Center is interdisciplinary and works in partnership with schools, departments, centers and institutes across Columbia, other universities, government agencies, community organizations, advocates and those directly affected by the criminal justice system.

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Manual allows prosecutors and colleges to replicate the Inside Criminal Justice program, a seminar-style college course in which prosecutors and in

The Beyond the Bars Fellowship offers students and community members an interdisciplinary leadership development program to develop and deepen thei

The Justic Ambassadors Youth Council builds on the leadership skills of previously disenfranchised youth and provides them with the opportunity to

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