News: New York City Government
Senior Research Scientist Vincent Schiraldi Appointed Head of NYC Correction
The youth justice reformer will bring his decades-long experience to bear during the final days of Mayor de Blasio’s administration….
SPECIAL REPORT: CSSW and U.S. Politics & Government
In honor of Inauguration week in the United States, we have launched a Special Report celebrating those members of the…
The Justice Lab Welcomes Gladys Carrión
Gladys Carrión (center) holding up the sign for the launch of Youth Correctional Leaders for Justice, April 10, 2019 As…
Desmond Patton on Bridging the Digital Divide for New York City Schoolchildren in Pandemic’s Wake
The pandemic is widening the digital divide, along with learning gaps, among school-age children in New York City. Desmond Patton…
Vincent Schiraldi Interviewed in New Criminal Justice Reform Documentary
Senior Research Scientist Vincent Schiraldi shares his expertise on mass incarceration and juvenile justice in a just-released short documentary: After…
Graduation Round-up, Class of 2014
On May 21, 2014, our graduates joined Columbia Commencement on the main campus, and then trekked down to Beacon Theatre for the School of Social Work graduation. Here is the story of that special day…in photos, tweets, videos, and text.
“We have to change the perception of poverty”: Deputy Mayor Lilliam Barrios-Paoli Invites Social Work Graduates to Carry the Torch of Social Justice
Lilliam Barrios-Paoli was the graduation speaker for the School of Social Work’s Class of 2014. She serves as Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services under NYC Mayor Bill DeBlasio. We have posted the full text of her address. Congratulations, 2014 graduates!
Deputy Mayor Lilliam Barrios-Paoli to Serve as 2014 Graduation Speaker
Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, who heads social services under New York City Mayor DeBlasio, will serve as speaker for the Columbia School of Social Work’s graduation ceremony, to be held on Wednesday May 21 at the Beacon Theatre.