Previous Events

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Previous Events
MARCH 2016
The 6th annual Beyond the Bars Conference will take place March 4-6, 2016 at Columbia University. This year’s conference, Connecting the Struggles, aims to connect the many ways in which mass incarceration has impacted individuals, families and communities across the U.S, and beyond, as well as build connections across diverse struggles for social justice.
Conference Schedule
Friday March 4th: Conference Kick Off Event with Angela Davis
Saturday March 5th: Panels and Breakout Sessions 
Sunday March 6th: Building the Grassroots - Organizing Workshops 

Conference Registration will begin in February 2016
Free and open to the public

For more information about the conference click the link below:



John Jay College Report on American Justice Summit Spotlights Criminal Justice Reform Movement

The American Justice Summit 2016

Tina Brown Live Media, in association with John Jay College ofCriminal Justice and the Ford Foundation today announced the second annual American Justice Summit. The Summit will feature panels, conversations and performances that explore the urgent need for American justice and prison system reform. Gun control and gun culture, juvenile incarceration, immigrant detention, and the state of policing in America are some of the issues to be addressed. The American Justice Summit will take place on Friday, January 29th, 2016, 9am - 5pm, in the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 West 59th Street, New York, NY.



Criminal Justice Speaker Series

Policing and Mental Health: How to Reduce Harm, Risk, and Cost

Featuring Professor Paul Jennings (Hampshire, United Kingdom)

Wednesday, December 9th, 1:40-2:40, John Jay College of Criminal Justice


1st Health and Justice Forum

November 19, 2015, 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Student Poster Presentations and Graduate School Fair

1:00 - 3:00 PM, 1st Floor Bloodhound Central

Round Table "Housing and Health: Can Your Home Environment Make You Sick?

John Jay College of Criminal Justice