Past Events

ARTE’s 5th Anniversary Fundraiser: Reimagining Justice

December 14, 2018

Join Art and Resistance Through Education (ARTE) for their 5th Anniversary Fundraiser: Reimagining Justice, an evening of art, drinks, dancing, and engaging discussion to...

Justice Long Overdue: Lessons Learned from the Successful Release of People Serving Life in Prison in Maryland and New York and Why More People Must Come Home

December 6, 2018

Join for an important examination of life sentences, parole release measures, and the success of formerly incarcerated people released after serving decades in prison.

“Life After Life in Prison: The Bedroom Project”

November 28, 2018 - January 6, 2019

Fifteen to thirty years in maximum security prison left the women in Sara Bennett’s photos profoundly changed.

What Does Justice Look Like?: Innovation in Prosecution

November 15, 2018

A panel discussion on innovation in prosecution, focusing on how prosecutors can work with communities and directly impacted people to reduce harm and foster justice

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...