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Nicole Callahan on Liberal Arts, Ethics, and the Justice-in-Education Initiative

November 9, 2018 In the Press

“So much of what really happens in our system is that people are cowed into submission, traumatized and damaged.”

The New York Times Magazine Profiles Progressive Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner

November 2, 2018 In the Press

For The New York Times Magazine, Ben Austen profiles Larry Krasner, the new progressive District Attorney of Philadelphia aiming to make the criminal-justice system more...

PEN America Publishes 2018 Prison Writing Awards Anthology

October 30, 2018 In the Press

PEN America has published their first anthology of prison writing, which collects the winning poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and dramatic writing from their yearly Prison...

PEN America’s 2018 Writing For Justice Fellows Announced

October 25, 2018 In the Press

PEN America has just announced the inaugural winners of their Writing for Justice Fellowships.

Inaugural Cohort of June Jordan Fellows Featured in Recent Exhibition

October 16, 2018 In the Press

A recent exhibition at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise featured the work of the inaugural cohort of the June Jordan Fellowship.

2018 PEN Prison Writing Award Winners Announced

September 12, 2018 In the Press

The 2018 PEN Prison Writing Award winners have been announced.

Cook County inmates register to vote

August 13, 2018 In the Press

Chicago Votes, a non-profit organization that works to register detainees who have not been convicted of a crime, has registered nearly 2,000 new voters in advance of the...

Common App Drops Criminal History Question

August 10, 2018 In the Press

Beginning in 2019, the Common Application, used by hundreds of universities around the world, will no longer ask applicants seeking college admission to disclose their...

Robert Wright essay featured on The Marshall Project

June 5, 2018 In the Press

Robert Wright, research assistant at CU Center for Justice, published a personal essay about his release from Sing Sing Correctional Facility on The Marshall Project.

Creative Time and The Fortune Society present Bring Down the Walls

May 3, 2018 In the Press

Creative Time, in partnership with The Fortune Society, artist Phil Collins and over 100 collaborators, presents Bring Down The Walls, a three-part public art project...