The Beyond the Bars Conference is an annual student-driven interdisciplinary conference on mass incarceration held at Columbia University. Each year the conference brings together students, faculty, activists, advocates, practitioners, those who have experienced and/or been impacted by incarceration, community members and more to connect, galvanize, and deepen the work of building justice and equity and ending mass incarceration. This year due to the COVID-19 pandemic the conference will be held virtually. Registration opened March 1, 2021.
Join the annual Beyond The Bars Conference. This year's theme is Towards Freedom: Violence, Safety, and Abolition in 2021. Registration will be opened on March 1. The annual Beyond The Bars Conference is hosted by the Center for Justice at Columbia University.Register To AttendMore Info