Upcoming Events Calendar

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

April 11

The Gift of the Fortune Society Papers to John Jay College

Celebrate the upcoming 50th anniversary of The Fortune Society and the first public display of  The Gift of The Fortune Society Papers to John Jay College at this event, which will feature exhibitions, speakers and panel discussions. Participants include Fortune’s founder David Rothenberg, President and CEO JoAnne Page, and Senior Vice President of Programs Stanley Richards.

John Jay College of Criminal Justice at 524 W 59th St, New York, NY 10019

Monday, April 11 at 4:30 PM

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April 11

Re-thinking Re-Entry: Confronting Perpetual Punishment

The Fortune Society’s former Vice President of Development and Public Affairs, Glenn E. Martin, will be the keynote speaker at this event, which examines the legal and social obstacles that interfere with formerly incarcerated individuals’ successful re-entry and current initiatives to overcome them. Through counter-narratives, this event will also celebrate the lives of those who have overcome these barriers. 

Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at 55 5th Ave, New York, NY 10003

Monday, April 11 from 9 AM to 5 PM

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April 17

Drug Policy Reform is Racial Justice Reform: A One Day Strategy Session in Advance of UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs

On April 19, the General Assembly will gather to debate the future of global drug policy for the first time since 1998. Join hundreds of national and international leaders at this event to learn, debate, network and strategize about the steps that need to be taken to end the drug war and create racially just policies. Speakers include Erica Garner, the daughter of slain Staten Island resident Eric Garner and Mayor Svante Myrick of Ithaca.

Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
420 W. 118th Street
Room 417
New York , NY 10027

Sunday, April 17, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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