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MARCH 23 & 24, 2012

An interdisciplinary community event presented by the Columbia University School of Social Work Criminal Justice Caucus and the Criminal Justice Initiative: Supporting Children, Families, and Communities in collaboration with students & faculty from Columbia Law School, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University School of Arts, and Teachers College Columbia University.

Conference Materials

2012 Removing the Bars: TAKE ACTION – Program (pdf)

Speaker Bios (pdf)

Kickoff Keynote Event Feat. Angela Y. Davis – Flier (pdf)

Friday Night Kickoff Keynote Event Featuring Angela Y. Davis

Clip from “Voices of Children of Incarcerated Parents” Panel – March 24

Saturday Afternoon Workshops

Know Your Rights & Reentry (BLOCK 1):

Action Sheet (pdf)

The Consequences of Criminal Charges: A People’s Guide (pdf)

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Conference in the News

2012 Apr. 12 | CUSSW Criminal Justice Conference Features Angela Y. Davis as Keynote Speaker.  Columbia University School of Social Work News.

2012 Mar. 29 | Angela Davis joins Columbia University against the criminal justice system. Amsterdam News. (Amity Paye)

2012 Mar. 26 | Conference Mentioned in DRCPP Weekly Update. Fortune Society.  (Glenn Martin)

2012 Mar. 25 | Members attend “Removing the Bars: Take Action” with Angela Davis.  Cardozo NLG Blog.

2012 Mar. 23 | Angela Davis at Columbia University for #RTB2012: tweets from Angela Davis’ speech on 3/23/12 at Columbia University as part of the Removing the Bars Conference.  Chirpstory.

Columbia University President’s and Provost’s Student Event Fund
Columbia Law School: Black Law Students Association | Center for Institutional and Social Change Criminal Justice Action Network | Social Justice Initiatives | Student Senate
Columbia University School of Social Work: AGE Caucus | API Caucus | Feminist Caucus | Interfaith Caucus | Latino/a Caucus | Men’s Caucus | Office of Student Services | Queer Caucus | Social Work Arts Group | Student Union Executive Board


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