Archive for October, 2013

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  • Where I am Going: Stop-and-Frisk

    “We all have places to go. Stop-and-frisk shouldn’t stop us.” Where I am Going is a short-documentary series on NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy. The 4-5 minute videos share the experience of stop-and-frisk from the perspectives of a policeman, a pastor, and a high school senior.   […]

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  • Coming of Age With Stop and Frisk – 10/17(5:30-7:30pm@JJay)

    Coming of Age with Stop and Frisk: Experiences, Self-Perceptions, and Public Safety Implications   The Center on Race, Crime, and Justice at John Jay College is hosting an event marking the publication of the Vera Center on Youth Justice’s report, Coming of Age with Stop and Frisk: Experiences, […]

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  • Juvenile In Justice: Visualize the American Juvenile Justice System

    Check out this raw and powerful multidisciplinary project (photo, book, blog, interview, lecture, video) that documents the conditions and treatment of juvenile detention in the United States. Through photographs, interviews, video, lecture, and blog posts, Juvenile In Justice allows us to see and hear the […]

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  • Geographies of Mass Incarceration: Mini-Conference (Nov 2-3, Penn State)

    Check out this mini-conference for graduate students held at Penn State Nov. 2-3. It looks like a fantastic opportunity to critically and constructively engage with a network of scholars researching issues related to mass incarceration. They ask that you register by October 18. From the […]

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  • Our Voices: Perspectives on Abusive Policing (6pm-Oct. 24, CCNY)

    Our Voices: Perspectives on Abusive Policing 6pm Thursday, October 24th City College CUNY, North Academic Center room 1/202 Free and Open to the Public This event with feature a panel of students from diverse backgrounds speaking on how abusive policing has affected their communities. They […]

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  • Herman Wallace (1941-2013)

    In Memoriam. Herman Wallace passed away early this morning, October 4, 2013, just three days after being released from Angola Prison, where he spent more than four decades in solitary confinement. Almost immediately upon his incarcerated for armed robbery  in  1971, Along with  Albert Woodfox […]

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  • Geographies of Incarceration: A 21st-Century Teach-In (TONIGHT 10/3 @ Columbia University)

    Geographies of Incarceration: A 21st-Century Teach-In TONIGHT Thursday, October 3, 2013 – 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Teacher’s College, Cowin Theater An evening of film screenings, readings and discussions exploring the role of art and artists in checking the epidemic of mass incarceration—widely considered the […]

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