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April 20th Pinkerton Youth Justice Symposium

Through the Eyes of a Child Rethinking Criminal Justice Policies to Safeguard Children and Families Wednesday, April 20th, 8:30am – 1:00pm John Jay College, 2nd floor dining hall 524 West 59th St. New York, NY 10019 Agenda  •  Speakers Please join us at John Jay College on Wednesday, April 20, for a youth justice symposium focusing on policies…Read More »

March 17 — NYCHA Permanent Exclusions: Arrest, Reentry, Public Housing, and Public Safety

  The 2015-2016 Occasional Series returns with a session on the practice of permanent exclusion in public housing. Speakers will address the impact of excluding residents who have contact with the criminal justice system and perceptions about safety, reentry, and public housing. The discussion will explore the effects on individuals, families, and communities, and current…Read More »

December 7th Pinkerton Youth Justice Symposium

Hidden in Plain SightThe Astounding Invisibility and Resilience of Children of Incarcerated ParentsMonday, December 7th, 2015, 1:00pm – 5:00pmJohn Jay College, 2nd floor dining hall524 West 59th St. New York, NY 10019 Agenda  •  Speakers Note: As of 3pm on Friday, December 4, registration for the 12.7.15 symposium is officially closed. The room is at…Read More »

PRI participates in Citizen Security Week in Quito, Ecuador

On 19-23 October, PRI’s Director of Research Dr. Kevin Barnes-Ceeney, visited Quito, Ecuador, and participated in the Inter-American Development Banks’ Seventh Intensive Clinic on Citizen Security. Organized in collaboration with the Government of Ecuador, through the Ministry of the Interior, the clinic was a part of Citizen Security Week, 2015 (Semana de la Seguridad Ciudadana…Read More »

November 4 – Safer Return Demonstration: Impact Findings From The Research-Based Community Reentry Initiative

The first session of the 2015-2016 Occasional Series on Research in Reentry will feature Jocelyn Fontaine from The Urban Institute and Rochelle Perry from Safer Foundation presenting their research on Safer Return, a multi-year, research-based demonstration designed to improve the outcomes of reentering individuals and their families. Safer Return Demonstration: Impact Findings From The Research-Based Community…Read More »

October 24 – The Myth of the Dangerous Criminal

Co-Hosted by the Prisoner Reentry Institute, American Friends Service Committee, JustLeadershipUSA, Prison Ministry of the Riverside Church, Think Outside the Cell Foundation and Prisoner Action Network     Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EDT)The Riverside Church Featuring guest speakers Bruce Western, Robert Fullilove, Ana Oliveira, Jeff Smith, Nazgol Ghandnoosh, and…Read More »

June 15th – Robert Riggs Presents at Fortune Society

  What difference do friends make?   Toward a Network Approach to Social Reintegration: Prison-Forged Social Ties and Network Inequality Among Reentering MenA Research Presentation by Robert RiggsCo-hosted by the Fortune Society and the Prisoner Reentry Institute at John Jay College Monday, June 15th 6-8PMThe Academy, Community Room630 Riverside Drive, NY NY 10031 Mass incarceration in the…Read More »

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 »

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