In recent months, the enduring issues of race and law enforcement have weighed on the city and nation with gathering force. They range across the spectrum of criminal justice, from stop and frisk encounters to harsh solitary confinement and from Ferguson to Baltimore. These programs aim to fulfill Roosevelt House’s mission to foster discussion, debate and understanding.

Correcting Corrections

Michael Jacobson, former NYC Corrections Commissioner; Director of the CUNY Public Policy Institute

Norman Seabrook, President, Correction Officers Benevolent Association
Ann-Marie Louison, Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services
Daniel Selling, former Executive Director of Mental Health for NYC Corrections

Also in this series:

Can Cops and Community Get Together? (Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm)

With Speakers:

Lumumba Akinwole-Bandele, Community for Police Reform; Senior Organizer, NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Susan Herman, Deputy Commissioner, Collaborative Policing, New York Police Department
Michael Lewis (Moderator), Associate Professor of Social Work, Hunter College

Long, Hot Summer? A Double Symposium on Race and Law Enforcement | Posted on June 25th, 2015 | Public Policy Program Events, Public Programs