A conference created to move us; Re-Imagine Justice focuses on collective action toward necessary change. This is NYU Silver School of Social Work’s second such conference, bringing together leading criminal justice professionals from across the country and state for a national and local discussion on the human impact of crime and incarceration, including new approaches to juvenile and young adult offenders, pretrial justice, incarceration, and re-entry.

Please join us for this collective educational experience in which we will continue to Re-Imagine Justice in the 21st Century! Among other things, you will learn about steps needed to address prison reform, COVID-19’s impact on prisons and jails, cannabis laws with a lens on reparations, and personal experiences of the carceral system shared by those most impacted. Special attention will be given to the ongoing issues of closing Rikers, trans rights, and abolition.