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Call for Proposals: From the Inside Out: The Power of Language to Incarcerate

June 25, 2019 Opportunities

The Center for Justice at Columbia University and The Confined Arts present From the Inside Out: The Power of Language to Incarcerate, a one-day justice conference in New York City that will meet and resist linguistic methods of dehumanization, which foster implicit and explicit biases about people in the criminal justice system.

They are now accepting applications for for:

  • Break-Out Session Facilitator: Individuals will engage with and promote discussion amongst conference participants on the negative impact of labels and marginalization.
  • Organizational Information Blitz Facilitator: Individuals will share information about their social justice work and discuss how they believe labels negatively or positively impact that work.
  • Spoken Pen Performing Artist: Performing artists will perform “Spoken Word,” a creative writing project produced by four condemned prisoners from the State of Arkansas.

Apply now, register for the event, or learn more about the conference