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Beyond the Bars: Moving Forward

Friday, April 5, 2013 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus 5/5/13 (evening): Lerner Hall 5/6/13 (all day): Social Work Building 1255 Amsterdam Ave.

The aim of the conference is to bring together current efforts and new ideas for ending mass incarceration and its devastating consequences, while making an effort to go beyond awareness and focus on the steps that can be taken in order to move forward.

The conference kicks off Friday night in Lerner Hall (doors open at 6:00 p.m.), with featured speakers Angela Davis, Marc Lamont Hill and Soffiyah Elijah, and special guest performers throughout the night.

Saturday the conference continues at the Social Work Building (corner of Amsterdam Ave and 121st St.), with panels and workshops beginning at 10:00 a.m. (doors open at 9:00 a.m.). It continues throughout the day until 5:30 p.m.