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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.

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May 14th| Webinars on Challenging Mass Incarceration During COVID-19


May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  Strategies to Reduce Incarceration during COVID-19 May 14th, 2pm E.T. State advocates will discuss practical strategies to advocate for the release of persons from prison and to provide reentry services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The discussion will focus on how recent release and reentry trends in response to the novel coronavirus are part of a long tradition of decarceration advocacy to challenge mass incarceration. Speakers: Sarah Ferber,  Wisconsin's Ex-Incarcerated People Organizing David Singleton, Ohio Justice Policy Center Christine Woody,…

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4 Days of Vote for Justice Virtual Replay Viewings


May 18 - May 21

Vote for Justice: An Evening of Empowerment with Artists and Activists was hosted by the Justice Roundtable and held on May 9, 2018 at Washington, DC’s iconic Newseum. The event brought together artists and activists to contribute to energizing the growing movement for criminal justice reform. The evening was a high profile multi-media experience combining music, performance, panels, screen clips, spoken word and song. It was inspired by the personal stories of impacted people and helped to sharpen and amplify…

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May 20th| Webinars on Challenging Mass Incarceration During COVID-19


May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Public Health and Public Safety Foundations for Broad Prison Depopulation in a Pandemic May 20th, 1pm E.T. Medical experts have recommended urgently depopulating prisons to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 among incarcerated individuals, correctional staff, and their families. But so far, policymakers and correctional leaders have only modestly applied this guidance to reduce prison populations. This webinar examines the medical foundation for this guidance, criminological research supporting broad decarceration–including for people with violent convictions, and insights into current prison conditions and advocacy efforts. Speakers: Carlos Franco-Paredes,…

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Reconsidering Reentry: Exploring Decarceration in its Fullness Amid COVID-19


May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Reconsidering Reentry: Exploring Decarceration in its Fullness Amid COVID-19 Wednesday, May 20th 2-4pm ET RSVP here: bit.ly/DPACOVIDSeries2   Prior to COVID-19, returning to society post-conviction and post-incarceration has always been complicated for many people by thousands of collateral consequences and barriers to economic, social, and health-related supports that are vital for successful reentry, especially for those who struggle with substance use and/or have a drug related conviction. Federal and state policies distinctly prohibit supports for people who are struggling with addiction and/or…

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Incarcerated: COVID-19 and the Plight of Families


May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Alliance of Families for Justice presents a special Virtual Town Hall: Incarcerated: COVID-19 and the Plight of Families Thursday, May 21, 2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Hear family members with loved ones incarcerated in New York State prisons share their lived experiences and urgent concerns. Lives are in danger. Incarcerated people face: lack of proper masks, no social distancing, items from care packages missing, few medical staff, shortages of nutritious food, reduced access to family and legal counsel.…

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16 Bars Screening and Q & A


May 22 - May 28

Register Here Watch Video of Performances Inspire by Teddy Kane Lay My Burdens Down by Garland Carr Freedom Wind by Garland Carr Lost One by Teddy Kane  Soundtrack Streaming Now     

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Virtual Forum – The Tulsa Massacre and Destruction of Black Wall Street: The Case for Reparations and HR 40


May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for the first in an urgent online forum series with leaders from around the country to discuss one of the most important issues critical to the pursuit of racial justice in America. Many Americans learned about the Tulsa massacre when it was dramatized on the HBO superhero series Watchmen. To the people who lost their homes, businesses, and lives it was no fantasy – it was a real-life horror story. Whites attempted to destroy the entire Black community…

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Justice Roundtable Quarterly Assembly: June 4th, 2020


June 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

What? Justice Roundtable partners and allies will assemble to network, share information, and provide strategic thinking to advance the JR goals. Where? Virtual via Complimentary Zoom Event When? Thursday, June 4, 2019 Virtual Assembly (Eastern Standard Time) 9:30 am EST - Virtual Networking 10:00 am - 11:15 am - Features via Zoom Webinar (separate registration) 11:15 am - 11:30 am - Break 11:30 am - 12:30 pm -Working Group Updates via Zoom Meeting (separate registration) RSVP You are invited to…

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House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Police Brutality & Racial Profiling


June 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

  JUNE 10TH: House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Police Brutality & Racial Profiling Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. ET, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to examine the crisis of racial profiling, police brutality and lost trust between police departments and the communities they serve. Witnesses to be announced. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) released the following statement: “There are now protests taking place in every state as people…

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House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Police Brutality & Racial Profiling


June 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

House Judiciary Committee to Hold Hearing on Police Brutality & Racial Profiling Media RSVP Required, 6 P.M. ET Deadline Stay informed and connected: Judiciary.House.Gov / @HouseJudiciary  MEDIA ADVISORY CONTACTS: Shadawn Reddick-Smith, 202-225-3951 Daniel Schwarz, 202-225-5635 Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. ET, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to examine the crisis of racial profiling, police brutality and lost trust between police departments and the communities they serve. On June 8, 2020, Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen…

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Drug Policy Alliance COVID-19 and Drug Policy Discussion Series, cosponsored by Justice Roundtable


June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Drug Policy Alliance is hosting a series of seven online discussions about COVID-19 and drug policy. These discussions bring together advocates and allies in the justice reform and harm reduction movements to discuss how we can sustain progress, which obstacles still remain, and how we can use the current moment to be more aspirational with our policy agendas. June 11, 2-4 PM ET - Improving Substance Use Disorder Treatment During and After the COVID-19 Pandemic Access to effective substance…

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Webinar: Angela Davis on Mass Incarceration: What is the role of prosecutors in mass incarceration?


June 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Community Family Life Services is hosting its next Women-Centric Criminal Justice Discussion on Wednesday, June 17 at 12:30pm. With a focus on mass incarceration and the role of prosecutors, this discussion will begin with one of our CFLS Speakers Bureau members sharing her personal experience, and then you will hear from Professor Angela Davis from American University. Please join us for a fruitful, informative discussion! Angela J. Davis, professor of law at AU's Washington College of Law, is an expert…

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The Growing Demand for Reparations | Juneteenth Forum to Address COVID-19, Killing of Black People


June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Growing Demand for Reparations Juneteenth Forum to Address COVID-19, Killing of Black People National Commission Seeks to Advance HR-40 The National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) will convene its premier National Virtual Forum on Juneteenth/June 19th, the African American holiday which commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S. The theme for the Forum is – Juneteenth, COVID 19 and the Killings of Black People: Advancing the Demand for Reparations and HR-40. Joy Reid, immensely popular Host of AM JOY on MSNBC,…

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2020 Innovations Conference


June 23 - June 25

2020 Innovations Conference June 23–25 Please join John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the Center for American Progress, and the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation for the fourth annual Innovations Conference. This year, the collision of nationwide protests, the coronavirus pandemic, and the decades-long epidemic of mass incarceration have laid bare the urgency of action to address the failures of the broken justice system. But this moment has the potential to rapidly accelerate the movement to remake the criminal justice system…

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DRUG POLICY ALLIANCE COVID-19 AND DRUG POLICY DISCUSSION SERIES, COSPONSORED BY JUSTICE ROUNDTABLE


June 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Drug Policy Alliance is hosting a series of seven online discussions about COVID-19 and drug policy. These discussions bring together advocates and allies in the justice reform and harm reduction movements to discuss how we can sustain progress, which obstacles still remain, and how we can use the current moment to be more aspirational with our policy agendas. June 25, 2-4 PM ET: Health and Harm Reduction Register Here

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Webinar: Pride in Prison


June 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join us for a webinar to learn about a perspective not often spoken about in public. Formerly incarcerated LGBTQ people will complicate the predominate narrative of our lived experiences before, during and after incarceration. We will depart from the stories that cause heartbreak by offering stories that demonstrate our strength, resiliency, and capacity for love. Time Jun 28, 2020 03:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Black & LGBTQ: At the intersection of a racist & homo/transphobic CJ system


June 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The murder of George Floyd has brought renewed focus to police brutality against Black people in America. With the rates of profiling, arrest, violence, and sexual assault perpetrated by police on LGBTQ people of color unacceptably high, especially for trans women, what can be done to create more inclusive policy solutions that address these problems? David Johns, executive director of the National Black Justice Coalition; Janetta Louise Johnson, executive director of the TGI Justice Project; and Andrea J. Ritchie is…

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Webinar: Queer Abolition: Building Love and Power


July 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

  Black and Pink, Boston is excited to welcome founder Jason Lydon, along with Dean Spade, Kenyon Farrow, Andrea Ritchie, and Zahara Green. Opening remarks will be offered by Su'Ganni Tszu (currently incarcerated). Michael Cox (formerly incarcerated) will moderate. Our panelists will offer a strategic discussion about abolishing police, prisons, and how how these systems target LGBTQ people, B/I/POC people, and those living with HIV. Panelists arrive from a diversity of perspectives including law, policy, healthcare, and grassroots organizing, and…

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Webinar: Resisting Operation Relentless Pursuit


July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

  Please join the National Network for Justice on Thursday July 9, 2020 at 1:00 p.m., for an important discussion about resisting Operation Relentless Pursuit. The discussion will feature strategies to stop US Attorney General William Barr from funneling millions into cities* to hire more police, increase militarization, widen the surveillance net and evade local control. Speakers include: Hamid Kahn, Stop LAPD Spying Coalition; Alex Vitale, author, The End of Policing and organizers leading the resistance.

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DRUG POLICY ALLIANCE COVID-19 AND DRUG POLICY DISCUSSION SERIES, COSPONSORED BY JUSTICE ROUNDTABLE


July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

  The Drug Policy Alliance is hosting a series of seven online discussions about COVID-19 and drug policy. These discussions bring together advocates and allies in the justice reform and harm reduction movements to discuss how we can sustain progress, which obstacles still remain, and how we can use the current moment to be more aspirational with our policy agendas. July 9, 2-4 PM ET: Informal and Gig Economies Register Here

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