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Movie screening and panel discussion on Netflix documentary, 13TH

March 24, 2017
5:00 pm ET
American University
Washington, DC 20016

Marc Mauer will participate in a discussion around mass incarceration and the Netflix documentary, 13TH, at American University.

The Changing Face of the War on Drugs: Mass Incarceration, Overcriminalization, and Evolving Drug Policy

March 24, 2017
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wayne State University Law School
Detroit, MI 48202

Nazgol Ghandnoosh will moderate a panel discussion called Transformative Change and Intersectional Policy Solutions at the Wayne State University Law School Symposium at 1:45pm ET.

The Searchlight Series: Conversations About Crime, Justice, and the American Prison System

April 04, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Eastern State Penitentiary
Philadelphia, PA

Nazgol Ghandnoosh will discuss the significance of reducing excessive sentences for serious and violent crimes. She will also present the findings of a recent report, “Delaying a Second Chance: The Declining Prospects for Parole on Life Sentences,” showing how much longer people sentenced to life with the possibility of parole are serving compared to the recent past.

Critical Race Theory: Race and Justice at the Dawn of the Trump Era

April 04, 2017
American University School of Law
Washington, DC

Ashley Nellis will speak at this daylong symposium on the enduring racial disparities of the criminal justice system, drawing from her 2016 publication The Color of Justice, a report that details racial disparities in state prisons.

Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, Training Division Conference: Race in the Federal Court

April 06, 2017
Baltimore, MD

After identifying four key features of the criminal justice system that produce racially unequal outcomes, Nazgol Ghandnoosh will present an overview of initiatives in more than 20 states designed to address the system’s high rate of contact with people of color.

Maryland Correctional Institution for Women

April 20, 2017
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Jessup, MD 20794

Marc Mauer will give a presentation to the I-WISH group (Incarcerated Women Inside Seeking to Help) at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women.

Correctional Ministries and Chaplains Association Pre-Summit Forum

May 05, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Philadelphia Airport Marriott Hotel Ballroom
Philadelphia, PA 19153

Kara Gotsch will participate on a panel discussion on sentencing and racial disparity at the Correctional Ministries and Chaplains Association Pre-Summit Forum.