Past Events

Film Screening and Discussion: “Knife Skills”

November 7, 2018

Knife Skills focuses on the launch of Edwins restaurant in Cleveland, Ohio. The high-class French restaurant is staffed almost entirely by men and women just out of...

"Out of State" Screening and Discussion at NYU

October 25, 2018

"Out of State" screening and discussion at NYU Cantor Film Center

Rikers, the Harms of Cash Bail, and the NYC Mass Bail Out

October 17, 2018

Join the CCCCT, the Columbia Justice Lab, and the Columbia Center for Justice for a panel discussion about the unconvicted pre-trial population held on Rikers Island, the...

Event of Note: Reimagining Prison

October 10, 2018

Join the Vera Institute of Justice and staff and residents of the TRUE unit at Cheshire Correctional Institution in Connecticut to Reimagine Prison in the United States.

Educating for Justice

September 15, 2018

Learn about mass incarceration and the challenges and rewards of working with incarcerated populations. All volunteers working with vulnerable populations, especially...

Rikers: An American Jail documentary screening at Open House New York

June 27, 2018

Open House New York invites you to a screening of excerpts from the documentary Rikers: An American Jail, an award-winning film by Bill Moyers that lets the men and women...

Spaces of Justice: Staten Island Courthouse

June 14, 2018

Tour the recently completed Staten Island Courthouse with the project's design team-Susan T. Rodriguez, design partner, and Christopher Halloran, project architect,...

Creative Time and The Fortune Society present Bring Down the Walls

May 5, 2018 - May 26, 2018

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...

From Inferno to Metamorphosis: Building A Movement to End Mass Punishment

April 12, 2018

FROM INFERNO TO  METAMORPHOSIS: BUILDING A MOVEMENT TO END MASS PUNISHMENT A talk by James Forman, Jr. (Yale University School of Law) April 12, 2018 6:00 pm Columbia...

In Conversation: Exploring Race and Whiteness in America Today with Whitney Dow and Claudia Rankine

March 7, 2018

In Conversation: Exploring Race and Whiteness in America Today Panelists: Whitney Dow and Claudia RankineModerated by Joy Reid March 7th from 12-1:30pm (90 minute...