Beyond the Bars: Connecting the Struggles is the sixth annual student-driven interdisciplinary conference on mass incarceration held at Columbia University. Given the greater consciousness of mass incarceration in the US, this conference brings people from different spaces and places to dig deeper in the work of ending mass incarceration, building justice and engaging in action beyond the weekend.
This year’s conference, Connecting the Struggles, aims to connect the many ways in which mass incarceration has impacted individuals, families and communities across the U.S, and beyond, as well as build connections across diverse struggles for social justice.
March 4: Friday Night Kick-off Event at Lerner Hall, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
March 5: Morning Plenaries and Afternoon Panels at CSSW, 1255 Amsterdam Ave., NY
March 6: Building the Grassroots – Organizing Workshops at CSSW, 1255 Amsterdam Ave., NY