Category: formerly incarcerated

Beyond the Bars Conference

The 8th annual Beyond the Bars Conference at the Center for Justice at Columbia University seeks to contribute to the growing movement to close jails and prisons as a part of the larger struggle to end mass incarceration. In particular, the event will focus on elevating the efforts led by grassroots organizers that include formerly incarcerated …

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Register for Webinar: Putting People at the Center—The Role of Lived Experience in Dismantling Collateral Consequences Caused by Incarceration

Hosted by the Heartland Alliance The goal of this webinar will be to acknowledge that policy and systems change is most authentic and impactful when it surfaces and is driven from lived experience. This webinar will explore the ways in which organizations partner with and learn from people most impacted in their decision making and …

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Apply Now: Right of Return USA Fellowship for Formerly Incarcerated Artists

The Soze Agency and Open Philanthropy are seeking applicants for the Right of Return USA Fellowship, which will invest in formerly incarcerated artists to create original works that can further criminal justice reform in partnership with advocates and organizers. The first cohort will include five artists with diverse backgrounds, who will each receive a $10,000 prize, …

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