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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 »

Documentary Screening: Breaking the Taboo, 3/7th

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:        Thursday, March 7, 2013                      Screening Time: 6:30PM Screening Location:     John Jay College…Read More »

Black Men and Justice Speaker Series: Featuring Shawn Dove, 2/6/13

    February 6, 2013 899 Tenth Avenue, Room 520.14    New York, New York 10019 2:50PM – 4:05PM RSVP: PFI@jjay.cuny.edu               Co-Sponsored by the Center on Race, Crime and Justice and the Urban Male Initiative

Occasional Event Series: Financing Social Innovation, 2/28/13

Social Impact Bonds: Passing Fad or Firmly in Our Future? In the search for sustainable funding for corrections and social welfare, the concept of the social impact bond (SIB) is receiving a lot of attention. SIBs are one of several ways in which localities are seeking to connect performance to the availability of funding for…Read More »

Reentry Club Information Session, 12/12/12

John Jay Students, Are you interested in: Partnering with organizations to help formerly incarcerated individual reentry society? Gaining valuable experience as a leader and organizer? Learning about the prison system? Visiting prisons? Discussing Prison Policy? Attend one of the information sessions for the Reentry Club to learn more.  Email pri@jjay.cuny.edu to RSVP.   Share the Reentry…Read More »

Reentry Club Information Session, 12/11/12

John Jay Students, Are you interested in: Partnering with organizations to help formerly incarcerated individual reentry society? Gaining valuable experience as a leader and organizer? Learning about the prison system? Visiting prisons? Discussing Prison Policy? Attend one of the information sessions for the Reentry Club to learn more.  Email pri@jjay.cuny.edu to RSVP.   Share the Reentry…Read More »

Pinkerton Fellowship Initiative Information Session, 12/5/12

Please join us on December 5th to learn about the Pinkerton Fellowship Initiative and meet current Fellows.  Email Melissa at pfi@jjay.cuny.edu to RSVP.  Sign up to receive information about PFI via email. Date: December 5th Time: 2:15-3:00Room: 520.14T Download the PFI Info Session Flyer 2012.

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