Upcoming Events Calendar

Monday, May 2, 2016

April 28

Life Outside: Rosalie Comes Home

This film screening is part of the Release Aging People from Prison Film Series. It tells the story of Fortune’s own client, Rosalie Cutting, as she navigates finding a job and housing at the age of 71, after serving a 27-year prison sentence.

Heyman Center for the Humanities at
Columbia University
74 Morningside Dr,
(Enter on 116th Street)
New York, NY 10027

Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

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May 5

Conversations in Black Freedom Studies – Educational Injustice and Organizing

Schomburg Education presents this dynamic adult education series with a series of passionate scholars and community members dedicated to discussing black freedom studies. The Spring 2016 semester is curated by professors Jeanne Theoharis (Brooklyn College/CUNY) and Komozi Woodard (Sarah Lawrence College).

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, NY, 10037
(917) 275-6975

Thursday, May 5, 2016 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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May 6

Prisons Today: Questions In the Age of Mass Incarceration

This interactive, groundbreaking exhibit at Eastern State Penitentiary sheds light on the effects of mass incarceration in the U.S. By highlighting recent historic changes in the U.S. criminal justice system, it will inspire reflection, create dialogue and suggest steps that visitors can take to shape the system’s future. 

Eastern State Penitentiary
2027 Fairmount Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Friday, May 6, 2016 from 10 am-5 pm

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May 23

Use of Force In Prisons

This event aims to answer the question “How do we find a balance between a correction officer’s safety and a prisoner’s rights?” It will feature a panel of prominent thinkers, including a former Commissioner of the New York State Department of Corrections, leading journalists and the Executive Director of Citizens Against Recidivism. 

Brooklyn Historical Society

128 Pierrepont St.

Brooklyn, NY

Monday, May 23, 2016 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

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