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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Merch for the 2021 Beyond The Bars conference is now available! Get your BTB swag in time for the conference on March 18-21. 

The Center for Justice is seeking a Program Coordinator to support the development and implementation of the Justice Beyond Punishment Collaborativ