The Justice Roundtable calendar features its meetings and events, in addition to relevant Capitol Hill briefings and hearings, and partner and affiliate workshops, trainings, conferences, and other events.
Join Racial Justice NOW! and Impact Silver Spring for a Movie Screening of the critically acclaimed Mini Series- When They See Us. We will view some of the film followed by a panel discussion, along with Question and Answer. The film is an excellent teaching tool for what is going on in society and the current political climate that we live in. Light refreshments will be provided. When They See Us is a 2019 American drama web television miniseries…Find out more »
Since 2017, the John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the Center for American Progress, and the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation have co-hosted the SMART ON CRIME INNOVATIONS CONFERENCE to showcase the progress being made across the country to move communities toward a smarter, fairer, and more effective criminal justice system. This year, we will continue to raise some of the deep questions around criminal justice – especially how to fight for transformation while pressing for wins wherever possible. …Find out more »
Women around the world are being incarcerated at an astounding rate. Between 2000 and 2017, the total female prison population worldwide increased by 53 percent, while that of men rose by 19. Punitive drug laws are the driving force behind women’s imprisonment: Most women are behind bars for minor nonviolent drug offenses. Many face racial discrimination and are victims of violence and torture while in detention. These women typically have little or no schooling, live in poverty, and are mothers.…Find out more »
Announcing a conference on “Mass Incarceration and Slavery” at Tougaloo College, October 11-12, 2019. The conference is co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Modern-Day Slavery at Tougaloo College and by Historians Against Slavery, with generous support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This gathering of academics, activists, survivors, public officials, and others has two goals. The first is to understand the history and current state of mass incarceration and its connections to slavery. The second is to use…Find out more »
Movement Lawyering Conference: More Power; More Justice. In celebration of our 20th Anniversary, Advancement Project National Office along with cosponsors Law for Black Lives and the Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center, will host a conference uplifting the racial justice movement lawyering model that used by Advancement Project National Office, Law For Black Lives and others. Our strategic goal is not just civil rights litigation, but rather holistic strategies that center and support the genius of ordinary people to attack systems and build long term power.…Find out more »
We’re putting the racial justice event of the year together and you’re invited to attend! On Thursday, October 17, 2019, we will celebrate 20 years of progressive racial justice movement work with an event beyond any gala. This is for the people! Join Advancement Project National Office attorneys, organizers, grassroots partners and influencers in racial justice sports, culture, arts, and entertainment as we celebrate our 20th anniversary with great food, performances, and more. You do NOT want to miss this!Find out more »