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“College Behind Bars” by Lynn Novick

The Bard Prison Initiative provides a rigorous college education for a small number of prisoners in New York State.   Starting on Monday, November 25 at 9 p.m., on PBS (Check local listings.) and continuing over four weeks, this mini-series…

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“Breaking the Chains,” Faith, Justice & Incarceration conference, November 17, 2019

The Lawrenceville Presbyterian Church (2688 Main Street (Route 206), Lawrenceville, NJ) is hosting a mini-conference on faith and justice on Sunday, November 17.  Speakers and workshop leaders include activist Shane Claiborne and Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman.  For a full list…

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The Steeling of Minds: Education and Access in America’s Prisons, October 18, 2019

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Continuing Conversation on Race and White Privilege: Incarceration, October 7, 2019

On Monday, October 7, 2019, 7 – 8:30 PM at the Princeton Public Library (65 Witherspoon St.), Not in Our Town Princeton’s Continuing Conversation will present the second part of the series–The (In)justice System.  We will examine the institution of…

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A Relentless Jailhouse Lawyer Propels a Case to the Supreme Court

With a 10th grade education, Calvin Duncan served his fellow inmates by doing legal research  on their cases at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola for 23 years.  Before being , Duncan won liberation for several inmates and identified the…

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