Carlos Ivan Calaff is a lifelong Bronx native, and the proud father of two sons. Ivan is a Research Analyst and Reentry Coordinator at the Center for Justice. At Columbia Ivan feels that he works alongside a phenomenal team of dedicated, inspirational, kind, and wonderfully brilliant educators and leaders who all understand, and have witnessed, the transformative power of education. Most recently Ivan participated in the Justice Forum discussion with Ravi Shankar on Correctional, Ravi Shankar’s new book. https://sofheyman.org/events/correctional-ravi-shankar-in-conversation-with-neni-panourgia, and participated in the celebration of poetry month by the Sing Sing Museum http://www.singsingprisonmuseum.org/poetry-of-returning-citizens.html.
Ivan is also a musician and a member of both Musicambia (https://www.musicambia.org/carlos-ivan-calaff) and Carnegie Hall’s Musical Connections program.