The New York Reentry Education Network (NYREN) is a growing coalition of individuals within community-based organizations, government agencies, and institutions of higher education who have made a collective commitment to changing the landscape of reentry education in New York and beyond.
Education is Transformation
October 17th, 2014
Through personal storytelling and dialogue, justice involved students and their allies shared narratives of how and why education transforms the lives of youth and adults with histories of justice-system involvement.
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This event was co-sponsored by the Center for Institutional and Social Change at Columbia Law School, the New York Reentry Education Network, Teachers College Vice President's Diversity and Community Initiatives, and the Center for Justice at Columbia University.
Manhattan U.S. Attorney Finds Pattern And Practice Of Excessive Force And Violence At NYC Jails On Rikers Island
Read the report here
Every $1 Spent on Prison Education Saves $4 in Reduced Incarceration
Read the RAND Corporation's August 22, 2014 Press Release here.