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Nov
12
2015
Race and Justice in America: An Atlantic Summit

Join Atlantic Live for a discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Atlantic cover story “The Black Family in the Age of Mass Incarceration,” the complicated history of the nation’s justice system, and the future of prison reform.

Location:

The Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20009

Nov
11
2015
Film Screening and Discussion: The State of Madness

Lo Stato della Follia (The State of Madness) is a documentary that exposes life within “criminal asylums” in Italy and the deprivation of basic rights for people with mental illness.

Nov
5
2015
Film Screening and Discussion: The Desert of Forbidden Art

The incredible story of how a treasure trove of banned Soviet art worth millions of dollars is stashed in a far-off desert of Uzbekistan develops into a larger exploration of how art survives in times of oppression.

Location:

The Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Pl, London W2 1QJ, United Kingdom

Nov
3
2015
Book Launch: We Too Sing America
Nationally renowned racial justice advocate Deepa Iyer shines a light on the ongoing racism directed against South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh people in the decade and a half since 9/11.
Location:

Ford Foundation, 320 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017

Oct
29
2015
Has the Refugee Crisis Damaged Citizens’ Trust in the EU Project?

This event links public trust towards mainstream political institutions to the current refugee crisis in Europe. This year’s Vienna Policy Conference focuses on ways to rebuild trust in Europe.

Location:

Hotel Meliá, Donau-City-Straße 7, Vienna 1220, Austria

Oct
29
2015
Building “Security”: The Lessons of Foreign Military Assistance to the Middle East, Afghanistan, and Mali

This panel will assess the impact of corruption on the ability of the United States to build the capacity of foreign military forces.

Oct
28
2015
Violence and Impunity in Mexico: Ayotzinapa and Beyond

Experts discuss the systemic problems facing the justice system in Mexico’s Guerrero state, as outlined in a recent joint report by two Mexican human rights groups and the Open Society Justice Initiative.

Location:

John Jay College, New Building, Room L.61, 524 W. 59th Street, New York, NY 10019

Oct
27
2015
A History of Segregation

Elizabeth Nix will bring examples of structural racism and white privilege to light by talking about the history of Baltimore.

Location:

Enoch Pratt Free Library, Wheeler Auditorium, 400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Oct
26
2015
Strategic Litigation Impacts: Global Narratives About Social Change (audio)

An international panel of advocates discusses the possibilities and limitations of deploying strategic litigation as a tool for social change.

Oct
21
2015
Opening Reception for Moving Walls 23: Journeys

Moving Walls 23: Journeys is an exhibition that highlights the spaces—both physical and psychological—inhabited by people pursuing freedom, security, and a more self-determined future.

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