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A Roundtable on the Future of Justice Policy

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Merritt Community College Campus

12500 Campus Drive Building R

Newton - Seale Conference Room

Oakland, CA 94619

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The Square One Project of Columbia University Justice Lab, in conjunction with Merritt College, invites you to the second convening of The Roundtable on the Future of Justice Policy: “Examining Criminalization, Punitive Excess, and the Courts: Implications for Justice Policy and Practice.”

This Roundtable will take place in Oakland, CA, at Merritt College's Newton-Seale Conference Room on March 28 to 30, 2019. It will be open to the public for in-person attendance, and available via livestream.

REGISTER NOW TO ATTEND IN PERSON OR VIA LIVESTREAM.

  • Stay on top of the action! View the agenda so you know when to take your seat or tune in.

  • Don't miss a moment! View the livestream on our YouTube page by clicking the red LIVE NOW button during active sessions from March 28 to 30.

  • Be engaged! Organize watch parties and interact with a nationwide conversation via Twitter using our Roundtable discussion guide (coming soon).

Also coming soon: Roundtable participant list, Roundtable papers, and information about the Roundtable’s evening events in the Oakland community!

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The Roundtable on the Future of Justice Policy is a key component of the Justice Lab’s Square One Project. Square One is focused on conducting a foundational reevaluation of justice policy in this country – moving toward expanding opportunity, improving public safety in local communities, and reducing reliance on punishment as a response to social problems that are so often rooted in poverty, violence, and racial discrimination.

During the Roundtable, an invited group of participants - academics, advocates, community leaders, and practitioners - will participate in a public, facilitated discussion. As an in-person or livestream observer, you can provide input, ask questions, and respond to the discussions as they occur, thanks to the technology available through our partners at the North Carolina Central University Law School’s Virtual Justice Project.

Questions? Please contact Sukyi McMahon, Manager of the Roundtable, at 512-350-7067 or sukyi.mcmahon@columbia.edu.


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