Activists, public officials, academics and formerly incarcerated individuals will discuss punishment during incarceration and challenges after.
In a keynote address, Emily Bazelon,The New York Times best-selling author of Charged: The Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration, will lead a discussion with Tarari White, an SFC Post-Prison Program student, and Brooklyn DA Office social worker Maksim Kreyngold, who guided Tarari through a jail-diversion program. Both men are featured in the Charged companion podcast.
Conference attendees can view 6x9, a virtual reality solitary confinement experience.
The day's panel discussions feature students in SFC's Post-Prison Program, representatives from the Metropolitan Detention Center and the King's County DA's office, and others.
The conference is free and open to the public. Lunch provided.
March 18, 2020
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
180 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights, NY
President’s Lecture Series: REFLECTIONS ON A LIFE IN PUBLIC SERVICE
Marc Morial, President of National Urban League in discussion with Miguel Martinez-Saenz, Ph.D., President of St. Francis College.
March 16, 2020