Looking Back, Moving Forward
Presentations. Discussion. Community Forum. Keynote.September 11 - 13, 2011
Revisit Attica's Prisoner Rebellion in order to
Understand the crisis of incarceration forty years later, and chart pathways to
Reform the prison system going forward.
Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011 Movie “Ghosts of Attica”
5:30-7:30 pm, Burchfield Theater, Buffalo State College
Monday, Sept. 12, 2011 Conference, Community Forum
8:30 am-4:00 pm, Allen Hall Amphitheater, UB South Campus
Looking Back: The Attica Uprising and Aftermath
Prisons, Empowerment, and ResistanceAttica, Prisons, and the Media
6:00-8:00 pm, Bethesda World Harvest International Church, 1365 Main St., Buffalo,
in partnership with People are Prisoners Too, Inc.
Community Forum: Mass Incarceration: Impact on the Community
Tuesday, Sept 13, 2011 Conference, Keynote
9:00 am-3:00 pm, Student Union Theater, UB North Campus
Prison Violence in Feminist Perspective: Gender, Sexuality, and Race
Past Demands, Current Concerns: How Far Have We Come?
Looking Forward: Prison Reform in an Era of Mass Incarceration and Fiscal Crisis
3:30-4:30 pm, 106 O'Brian Hall, UB North Campus
Keynote Address: Commissioner Brian Fischer, NYS Department of Corrections & Community Supervision
Free Admission, with RSVP / Free Parking
Conference website with full program and RSVP:
This conference is sponsored by Baldy Center for Law and Social Policy, University at Buffalo Law School, Prisoners' Legal Services of New York, and Criminal Justice Department, Buffalo State College. Cosponsors include UB Civic Engagement and Public Policy Initiative, UB Gender Institute, and UB Humanities Institute.
[reblogged from press release]