Incarceration, Education, and Reentry

Reversing the School-to-Prison Pipeline
Berkeley Human Rights Seminar
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Monday, Feb 8, 2016 | 4:30 pm
United States

Incarceration, Education, and Reentry: Reversing the School-to-Prison Pipeline will discuss higher education programs in prison and after release, and their effects on experiences and opportunities during reentry.  Panelists include Violeta Alvarez (board member, Underground Scholars Initiative and co-facilitator, Teach in Prison DeCal); Ronald Moss (executive director, Gamble Institute and Street Scholars Peer-Mentoring Program); Danny Murillo (program analyst, Vera Institute of Justice and NJ-STEP Mountainview Program); and Simon Woodard (program coordinator, Prison University Project). Moderated by Professor Patricia Hilden (Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley).

This event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP here.

The Human Rights Seminar presents recent research on human rights. The 2015-2016 series, The [In]Justice System, examines conditions, policies, and prospects for change within a national and international context. Speakers include scholars, advocates, international practitioners, and formerly incarcerated people. 

Cosponsored by the Human Rights Program, Human Rights Center at Berkeley Law, Social Science Matrix, and the Townsend Center for the Humanities.

Part of the 
Human Rights Initiative.