Community Events

Events for people working in or wanting to learn more about the field of higher education in prison...

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Mar
4
2024
Monday
12:30pm-1-45pm ET
In-person

Prison Education Informational Panel

This event will be a panel discussion among Justice-in-Education Initiative staff and students and graduate students who have worked with the initiative.

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Community-hosted
Region: East
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March
Mar
8
Mar
16
2024
Mar
8
2024
Friday
8am CT
In-person

2024 SXSW Film & TV Festival

The SXSW® Conference & Festivals celebrate the convergence of the tech, film and television, and music industries.

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Community-hosted
National
State: Texas
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Mar
13
2024
Wednesday
10am PT / 1pm ET
Online

Pathways From Prison to College in Action: Learnings from UC Irvine’s Bachelor’s in Prison Program

Join The Michelson 20MM Foundation on March 13, 2024, as we highlight the only UC program teaching inside prisons.

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Community-hosted
National
Region: West
State: California
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Mar
14
2024
Thursday
8 am ET
In-person

Vermont Day of Empathy

Vermont’s Day of Empathy will shine a light on providing a Second Look at people most significantly touched by the system.

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Community-hosted
National
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
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Mar
21
2024
Thursday
11am PT / 2pm ET
Online

The State of Pregnant and Parenting Students in California: Lessons Learned From Implementing AB 2881

Join us on March 21, 2024, as we consider lessons learned and highlight bright spots on the rollout of AB 2881.

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Community-hosted
National
Region: West
State: California
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Mar
27
2024
Wednesday
1:00 pm ET | 11:00 am PT
Zoom

Uniting for Justice: Bridging International & National Strategies

The Education Justice Project's Policy & Research Division is hosting a 4-part panel discussion series during the 2023-24 academic year that brings together international and national organizations working in the areas of prison monitoring, juvenile justice, legal accessibility/access to justice, and drug policy reform in the hopes of disseminating best practices and bolstering our collective efforts. The series hopes to expand our understanding

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Mar
27
2024
Wednesday
12pm CT / 1pm ET
Online

Panel on Legal Accessibility & Access to Justice - "Uniting for Justice: Bridging International & National Strategies"

The fourth and final panel in the series will discuss the importance of legal accessibility, access to justice, and legal empowerment for communities in the pursuit of social justice.

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Community-hosted
National
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March
Mar
28
Mar
30
2024
Mar
28
2024
Thursday
6:30pm ET
Online & In-person

STOP THE STIGMA Conference

Project AIM, an initiative of Southern New Hampshire University (Southern New Hampshire University) that provides an educational pathway for incarcerated learners, is hosting a conference titled STOP THE STIGMA from March 28-30.

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Community-hosted
Region: Northeast
National
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March
Mar
28
Mar
30
2024
Mar
28
2024
Thursday
6:30pm ET
Online & In-person

STOP THE STIGMA Conference

Project AIM is in our third year of hosting STOP THE STIGMA, organized completely by current SNHU students, with a goal to spread awareness to the community at large on the challenges faced by justice impacted individuals.

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Community-hosted
National
Region: East
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April
Apr
4
Apr
7
2024
Apr
4
2024
Thursday
6pm ET / 3pm PT
In-person

Beyond the Bars Conference 2024

The annual Beyond the Bars Conference is a student-driven interdisciplinary conference on mass incarceration held at Columbia University.

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Apr
5
2024
Friday
8am ET
In-person

Writing the Code: Second Chance Hiring

This event brings together professionals, students, academics, policymakers, and the greater business community to support the business case for Second Chance Hiring.

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Community-hosted
National
Region: East
Region: Northeast
State: Massachusetts
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April
Apr
25
Apr
27
2024
Apr
25
2024
Thursday
1pm PT
In-person

Othering & Belonging Conference

The Othering & Belonging Conferences are dynamic and uniquely-curated gatherings that advance scholarship, narratives, movements, policies, and practices that support a more fully inclusive “we.”

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Community-hosted
National
State: California
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May
1
2024
Wednesday
Online

Call for manuscripts: Exploring the Role of Higher Education in Prison and Returning Citizens on Campuses and Communities

Metropolitan Universities journal (MUJ) invites submissions for an issue on Exploring the Role of Higher Education in Prison and Returning Citizens on Campuses and Communities.

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Community-hosted
National
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May
23
2024
Thursday
8am-4:30pm CT
In-person

She Changes Everything Conference

This one-day symposium on reentry brings together leaders to share insights on lowering barriers faced by justice-impacted TN women.

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Community-hosted
State: Tennessee
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May
29
2024
Wednesday
12pm ET / 9am PT
Online

Reentry and Trauma-Informed Approaches

This two part series will educate and empower mental health professionals on how to successfully serve the formerly incarcerated community through a social justice lens.

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Community-hosted
National
Region: East
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May
29
2024
Wednesday
12pm ET / 9am PT
Online

Reentry and Community Connection

This two part series will educate and empower mental health professionals on how to successfully serve the formerly incarcerated community through a social justice lens.

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Community-hosted
National
Region: East
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