September 5, 2018 Opportunities
The BCRW Social Justice Institute is thrilled to welcome the 2018-2020 cohort, with Artist-in-Residence La Vaughn Belle, Researcher-in-Residence Mariame Kaba,...
December 17, 2019 In the Press
“Put simply: Education is not just a means to myriad positive ends, but an end unto itself. Education—on its own—is worth pursuing, worth having, and worth supporting.”
December 5, 2019 Opportunities
Submit to the Columbia University Incarcerated Writers’ Initiative’s 2019 writing contest by January 14th.
November 20, 2019 Opportunities
Interested volunteers should expect to commit 5-10 hours a week during the spring semester. This is a serious commitment, and volunteers will have leading roles.
November 6, 2019 In the Press
Kim Bellware of The Washington Post reports on the recent commutation in Oklahoma of 527 people serving low-level drug and nonviolent offenses.
October 21, 2019 In the Press
The Blueprints are the product of two and a half years of collecting data, analyzing policies, and learning from people directly impacted by our nation's mass...
September 26, 2019 JIE Updates
Columbia University’s Justice-in-Education Initiative and The Studio Museum in Harlem joined forces last summer to encourage incarcerated men to express their trauma...
September 24, 2019 In the Press
Last Thursday at the Brooklyn Book Festival, PEN America launched their second annual PEN America Prison Writing Awards anthology, As I Hear the Rain.
Opportunity: Ferraro Fellow in College Prison Education and Public Philosophy and Visiting Faculty Position
September 23, 2019 Opportunities
Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) seeks a scholar-activist with a focus on public philosophy, incarceration, and social justice.
September 11, 2019 JIE Updates
Cash bail makes it a crime to be poor in America, but activists and artists have a plan to change that. Learn more about the effort to end cash bail when ACTIVATE airs...