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Envisioning Life after Incarceration: A Gendered Response

Date and time May 2, 2017 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Location 754 Schermerhorn Ext.

Please join The Institute for Research on Women, Gender, and Sexuality (IRWGS) and the Center for Justice for the first in a series of interactive panels on women and mass incarceration and criminalization. “Envisioning Life after Incarceration” will focus on the challenges women face pre- and post-incarceration and will explore public policy and other gendered responses to rebuilding a life after incarceration.

Featured participants will include: Reuben Miller, Scholar in the School of Social Science at the Institute for Advanced Study, Miyoshi Benton of The Women in Justice Project, Yolanda Johnson-Peterkin of the New York City Housing Authority, and Kathleen Culhane of The Vera Institute of Justice. The conversation will be moderated by Assistant Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies, Carla Shedd.

Light refreshments will be provided.