Justice Reform

02 Nov 2016

End the Sexual-Abuse-to-Prison Pipeline

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
In a discussion developed by Philanthropy New York's Funders of Women and Girls, members will explore the ways in which we criminalize the responses of girls — especially girls of color — who have been sexually and physically abused, and what we can...
13 Sep 2016

Intersections of Health and Justice: A Conversation on LEAD and New York’s Opioid Epidemic

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Health care costs associated with the current U.S. opioid epidemic total an estimated $25 billion, according to the CDC. Despite having the third-highest spending in the nation (more than $1.2 billion) to confront the challenge, New York’s opioid...
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18 May 2016

Can Failure Be a Success?: Dissecting the Rikers Social Impact Bond Experiment

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
At their core, social impact bonds are about learning from and scaling what works, and discontinuing what doesn’t. With the recent discontinuation of the social impact bond experiment supporting the Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT) program at Rikers...
10 May 2016

Philanthropy New York's 37th Annual Meeting: Rethinking American Justice

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 -
1:30pm to 6:30pm
Philanthropy New York is proud to announce that our 37th Annual Meeting “Rethinking American Justice” will focus on the history and present application of justice in America – discussing what we call criminal and examining the kinds of reforms that...
15 Jan 2016

The Drug War, Mass Incarceration and Racial Justice: Lessons from the Campaign to End the Racially Biased Marijuana Arrest Crusade in NYC

Friday, January 15, 2016 -
8:30am to 11:30am
In 1977, New York decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana. Yet between 1995 and 2010, the NYPD made more than 530,000 arrests for low-level possession, including 50,000 in 2010 alone.
18 Nov 2015

Policing Reform: Building on NYC Successes for a National Reform Movement

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 -
1:45pm to 3:30pm
In the past two years, Communities United for Policing Reform (CPR) has played a critical role in leading a campaign to pass landmark police accountability legislation in New York City and partnering with families of New Yorkers killed by police to...
10 Nov 2015

Justice Reform: The End of Mass Incarceration

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
With 2.3 million people currently behind bars in the United States - and an annual cost of $85 billion to run our prisons- politicians on both sides of the aisle are talking about what needs to happen to reform the criminal justice system.
09 Sep 2015

Celebrating the Films of Frederick Wiseman: A Special Retrospective

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 -
5:00pm to 7:30pm
Widely regarded as one of our greatest living documentary filmmakers, Frederick Wiseman has spent his nearly 50-year career making films that capture the drama and nuance of American institutions.
16 Jun 2015

Creating and Seizing the Moment: School Discipline and School Safety Reform in New York City

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm
*Registration for this session has reached capacity. If you'd like to be added to our waitlist, please email: register@philanthropynewyork.org * After years of advocacy by young people, parents, educators, and communities, New York...

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