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May 21st – Education on Both Sides of the Wall

The 2014-15 PRI Occasional Series on Reentry Research will highlight issues raised by the National Academy of Sciences’ groundbreaking report, The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Causes and Consequences. Please join us on Thursday, May 21st, 2015, for the seventh and final installment in this series, Education on Both Sides of the Wall. This special half-day event,…Read More »

April 16, 2015 – Intimate Partner Violence: A Challenge for Community Supervision

The 2014-15 PRI Occasional Series on Reentry Research will highlight issues raised by the National Academy of Sciences’ groundbreaking report, The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Causes and Consequences. Please join us on Thursday, April 16th, 2015, for the sixth installment in this series, which will be co-hosted by the New York City Department of…Read More »

April 14 — Pinkerton Symposium: The Art of Positive Youth Development (a follow up to our March 16th symposium)

The Art of Positive Youth Development“Crafting Programs that Promote Positive Youth Development with Court-Involved Youth”Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 9:00am – 1:30pmJohn Jay College, 2nd floor dining hall524 West 59th St. New York, NY Overview   •   Agenda   •   Speakers Registration is now closed. There are still seats available; just check in at the “Unregistered” portion of…Read More »

March 16, 2015 — Pinkerton Symposium: The Science of Positive Youth Development

The Science of Positive Youth Development“Can Youth Justice Be Compatible With Science?”Monday, March 16, 2015, 9:00am – 1:30pmJohn Jay College, 2nd floor dining hall524 West 59th St. New York, NY 10019 Please join us at John Jay College on March 16th for a conversation on the growing science of adolescent development and the extent to which developmental knowledge…Read More »

March 5, 2015 — The Growth of Incarceration in the U.S.: Consequences for Communities

The 2014-15 PRI Occasional Series on Reentry Research will highlight issues raised by the National Academy of Sciences’ groundbreaking report, The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Causes and Consequences. Please join us on Thursday, March 5th, 2015, for the fifth installment in this series, which will feature keynote speaker Dr. Todd Clear, Provost Rutgers…Read More »

February 4, 2015 — Criminal Justice Debt: When All Else Fails, Fining the Family

The 2014-15 PRI Occasional Series on Reentry Research will highlight issues raised by the National Academy of Sciences’ groundbreaking report, The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Causes and Consequences. Please join us on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015, for the fourth event in this series, which will feature keynote speaker Mitali Nagrecha, co-author of When…Read More »

Occasional Series: Consequences for Employment and Earnings, Nov. 13th, 8:30-11am

The 2014-15 PRI Occasional Series on Reentry Research will highlight issues raised by the groundbreaking report recently released by the National Academy of Sciences, The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Causes and Consequences. Please join us on November 13th for the third event in this series, which will feature Dr. Derek Neal, University of Chicago professor and…Read More »

Presumption of Guilt: Global Overuse of Pretrial Detention Book release event with Martin Schoenteich

Wednesday, December 3, 6-8pm      “One of the Most Overlooked Human Rights Crises of Our Time” Please join us on Wednesday, December 3rd, for an event co-sponsored by PRI, the Open Society Justice Initiative, United Nations’ Development Programme, the Master of Arts Degree Program in International Crime & Justice, and the International Criminal Justice Program of…Read More »

Why Wall Street Should be Concerned About the Skyrocketing Growth of Incarceration

Forty years ago, the U.S. decided to get tough on crime.  We adopted laws that sent more citizens to jail for longer sentences, which ballooned the U.S. incarceration rate to a level unprecedented in the history of this or any other country.  A growing body of scientific evidence proves that “tough-on-crime” has been a disastrous…Read More »

Occasional Series: Thinking about Disparity, Oct. 23rd, 8:30-11am

The 2014-15 PRI Occasional Series on Reentry Research will highlight issues raised by the groundbreaking report recently released by the National Academy of Sciences, The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Causes and Consequences. Please join us on October 23rd for the second event in this series, which will feature Dr. Jennifer Eberhardt of Stanford University, 2014…Read More »

Occasional Series: Children of the Prison Boom, Sept. 23rd, 8:30-11am

The 2014-15 PRI Occasional Series on Reentry Research will highlight issues raised by the groundbreaking report recently released by the National Academy of Sciences, The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Causes and Consequences. Please join us on September 23rd for the first installment in this series, which will feature Sara Wakefield, co-author of Children of…Read More »

May 5, 2014, PFI Youth Justice Symposium

  A CLOSER LOOK: Examining “Close to Home” and New York’s Transformation of Youth Justice   Pinkerton Symposium on Youth Justice Sponsored by the Pinkerton Foundation and the Pinkerton Fellowship Initiative at John Jay College in Collaboration with the Robert Sterling Clark Foundation of New York City   John Jay College of Criminal Justice524 West 59th…Read More »

Trending Toward the Future:

Criminal Justice System and the Role of ATI and ReentryA Professional Development Organized by the Prisoner Reentry Institute March 28th, 20148:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Trending Toward the Future: Criminal Justice System and the Role of ATI and Reentry is a one-day professional development for the staff of reentry and ATI programs in New York City….Read More »

Occasional Series: Life After Exoneration, Feb. 19th, 9-11 am

Feb. 18th update: Seating for this event is currently at capacity. If you registered but can no longer attend, please email pri@jjay.cuny.edu. Please join us for the next installment in our ongoing Occasional Series on Reentry Research — a conversation on life after exoneration at John Jay College. The event will feature a keynote address by…Read More »

Occasional Series Event — Thursday, November 7, 9-11am — Higher Education and Reentry: New Research

Higher Education and Reentry Research Findings and Panel Discussion  Thursday, November 7th Coffee at 8:45am; event starts promptly at 9:15am. John Jay College, New Building, Room 9.64  524 West 59th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues Download the study here  People are coming home from prison in record numbers, and access to education upon return is…Read More »

Fall 2013 PFI Symposium

  RAISE THE AGE, TURN THE PAGE: Reconsidering Juvenile and Criminal Court Jurisdiction in New York   A Youth Justice Symposium Generously Sponsored by the Pinkerton Foundation   John Jay College of Criminal Justice524 West 59th Street, New York, NY2nd Floor Dining Hall  November 19, 2013 8:30 a.m. — 1:30 p.m.    Featured Speakers Marian Wright…Read More »

Occasional Series Event: Three-Quarter Houses — Thursday, October 17, 9-11am

Three-Quarter Houses: The View from the Inside Report Release and Discussion Panel Thursday, October 17th, 8:45 to 11am (Coffee at 8:45am; event starts promptly at 9:15am) John Jay College, New Building, 9.64 (524 West 59th Street, between 10th and 11th Aves.) PLEASE NOTE: Registration for this event is closed.     “Three-Quarter Houses: The View…Read More »

Occasional Series Event: Ending Mass Incarceration — June 14th, 9am to 11am

  On Friday, June 14th, the PRI Occasional Series on Reentry Research presents a panel discussion on the state of mass incarceration in the United States. Moderated by Chris Watler (right) of the Center for Court Innovation, the discussion will feature panelists Todd Clear (School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University), Tanya Coke (Atlantic Philanthropies),…Read More »

Pinkerton Fellowship Initiative Symposium on Youth Justice, 4/18/13

  EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY AND PRACTICE IN YOUTH JUSTICE: WHO WINS, WHO LOSES?   April 18, 2013 Light Breakfast 8:30 a.m.Symposium 9:00—12:00Lunch 12:00 p.m.—1:30 p.m. Keynote SpeakerDr. Khalil Gibran MuhammadDirector, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture  John Jay College of Criminal Justice524 West 59th Street, New York, NYSecond Floor Dining Hall(Enter on 11th Avenue between…Read More »

Documentary Screening: Breaking the Taboo, 4/3/13

The Prisoner Reentry Education and Peer-Support (P.R.E.P.) Club presents Breaking the Taboo, a documentary by Fernando Grostein Andrade, which uncovers the UN sanctioned war on drugs, charting its origins and its devastating impact on countries like the USA, Colombia and Russia. Screening Date:        Wednesday, April 3, 2013               Screening Time: 1:30PM Screening Location:     John Jay…Read More »

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