Past Events

"Prison Education Reimagined: Toward an Ecclesial Ethics of Decarceration"

September 30, 2021

As part of their “Thriving Thursdays” virtual series, New York Theological Seminary presents a panel discussion on reimagining prison education.

Justice in Education Volunteer Orientation (2 of 2)

September 29, 2021

Are you interested in tutoring or volunteering on Rikers Island?

Justice in Education Volunteer Orientation (1 of 2)

September 22, 2021

Are you interested in tutoring or volunteering on Rikers Island?

Attica Prison Uprising 50th Anniversary

July 21, 2021

The Attica Prison Uprising in 1971 was a significant event in the Prisoner’s Rights Movement that called for major changes in New York’s corrections system.

Usual Cruelty: The Complicity of Lawyers in the Criminal Injustice System 

May 7, 2021

How can we dismantle and abolish the punishment bureaucracy and build something beautiful in its place?

Equity in the Built Environment: Restorative Justice

April 29, 2021

Learn how the Oakland-based architecture and real estate development non-profit Designing Justice+Designing Spaces is working to end mass incarceration by building...

Juvenile Justice in the 21st Century Discussion Panel

February 24, 2021

A panel discussion centered around the shortcomings of juvenile justice in the last half-century, as well as possible avenues for reform in the future.

Pens to Pictures

January 28, 2021

Presented in conjunction with Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration, Pens to Pictures co-presents an evening of screenings and conversation.

Women Cooking In Prison

December 12, 2020

A Virtual Cooking Event with Returning Citizens: Learn How to Make Gourmet Meals with the Same Ingredients Women Used in Prison!

Beyond the Inferno: Formerly Incarcerated Voices

November 30, 2020

Formerly incarcerated men and women re-imagine Dante’s Divine Comedy and its resonance to issues related to social justice and mass incarceration.