Events

Cosponsors
  • Beyond the Box, Center for Justice, Columbia General Studies
  • #SchoolsNotPrisons, Revolve Impact, Institute for Research in African American Studies
  • Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race, Underground Scholars Initiative, NYC Men Teach
  • Columbia Black Business Students Association, Columbia Law School Latino/a Law Student Association
  • GSSC, National Council for Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Women & Girls
  • Hispanic Business Association, Columbia Law School Black Students Association
  • The Ladies of Hope Ministries, Pre-Law Society | Columbia University
Organizer
  • Leyla Martinez
Notes
  • Free and open to the public
  • Registration required. See details.
  • First come, first seated

Registration is required. To register please click HERE.

As we celebrate Latino Heritage Month, please join us for a panel discussion that will outline the various benefits derived from facilitating access to higher education for Black and Latino men and women, who are disproportionately impacted by mass incarceration.

Participants
  • Carl Hart Associate Professor of Psychology Columbia University
  • Geraldine Downey Professor of Psychology Columbia University
  • Angie Martinez Radio Personality
  • Mysonne Linen Hip Hop Artist
  • Malika Saada Saar Public Policy and Government Relations Senior Counsel-Civil and Human Rights Google
  • Alan Rosenthal Criminal Defense and Civil Rights Attorney Center for Community Alternatives
  • Johnny Perez Advocate Urban Justice Center Mental Health Project
  • Elias Alcantara Senior Associate Director of Intergovernmental Affairs The White House
  • Leyla Martinez BA Candidate Columbia University