Concord Prison Outreach, Holiday Gathering Keynote
Open Conversation. Andover Chapel, 45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA
Sperry Room, Andover Hall, Harvard Divinity School, from 6:15pm-8pm
45 Francis Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
As part of the Transformative Justice Series, we will be hosting a panel discussion and screening the documentary from award-winning journalist Bill Moyers.
Opening Remarks: Kaia Stern, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Moderator: Edyson Julio, Urban Scholar at Harvard's Graduate School of Education
Panelists: Hector B. Custodio (Pastor Benny), Founder and CEO of Never Forsaken Re-entry Ministries, Inc.; Jason Gordon, former Bloods gang member, Founder of the non-profit Glass Ceilings; Jerome L. Pitts, Coordinator, Transitional Employment Program, Haley House; Tina Williams, Community Advocate, On the Rise, Inc.
Harvard Divinity School
Panel Four: Activist Strategies and the Study of Religion
Glenn Martin, JustLeadershipUSA
Kaia Stern, Harvard University
Rahsaan Hall, Massachusetts ACLU
Bev Williams, Criminal Justice Reform Campaign, GBIO
Karlene Griffiths Sekou, Founder and Principal Consultant at The Dignity Project
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
- 5:15pm 6:30pm
Kaia Stern will speak on Mass Incarceration and Transformative Justice
Where: Harvard Divinity School, Andover Hall, Sperry Room
45 Francis Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Where: Harvard Graduate School of Education
Larson Hall, 106
Note: This screening is for students in T413, "Restorative Justice: From Classroom to Cellblock to Community"
Chapel Hill Chauncey Hall School
Annual Martin Luther King, All-School Chapel Address
Hosted by the Students of Color Alliance
Where: 785 Beaver St, Waltham, MA 02452
Women's March on Washington-Boston Celebration
Where: First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington
630 Mass Ave, Arlington, MA
For more information, please see:
Exploring the Role of Friends Education in our Current Political Moment: A Community Roundtable at Cambridge Friends School
How might a Friends education support and equip children and communities in our current political moment? The Quaker testimonies of stewardship, peace, integrity, community, equality and simplicity are cornerstone values of a Friends education, They are also integral values to growing compassionate and responsible adults who participate actively in our society. Join our panelists – including educators, parents, scholars, and community leaders – as they reflect upon these values and the role of Friends education within their own lives and our current political moment.
Where: 5 Cadbury Road, Cambridge, MA 02140
When: Wednesday January 11, 2017, 6:00-7:30 PM
Film Screening and Discussion
Netflix Documentary 13th
Where: Cambridge Friends School, Cambridge, MA
Kaia Stern will read from her book Voices from American Prison: Faith, Education and Healing (Routledge, 2014). Books will be available for sale and signing.
Where: Main Concord Public Library, 129 Main St, Concord, MA 01742
When: 7-9 pm
EDUCATION AND TRANSFORMATIVE JUSTICE: A PANEL DISCUSSION
A Community Conversation about Connections, Questions and Action
How do we understand justice? What are the connections between under-resourced schools, trauma, and mass incarceration? From cradle to prison cell, what is our praxis—how do we do education and work for justice that transforms—individuals, relationships and communities?
When: Wednesday, November 9, from 5:30 -7 pm
Where: Askwith Hall, first floor of Longfellow Hall at 13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
This event launches the HGSE series on Transformative Justice. This series explores the tools educators need to nurture learning communities that affirm human dignity. Throughout the 2016-2017 academic year, we will offer various workshops about justice that transforms—individuals, relationships and communities. Topics include restorative justice practices, the developing brain, trauma and racial healing,protecting children from sexual exploitation, and the role of empathy and mindfulness in education.
Kaia Stern will be preaching and leading a forum after the service.
Where: West Concord Union Church, located at 1317 Main St, Concord, MA 01742
When: 9:45 am to noon
There is no need to RSVP for this event.
Each performance of Anna Deavere Smith’s Notes from the Field: Doing Time in Education begins with a “radical welcome” offered by a different member of the greater Boston community. Welcomers include the individuals below.
*Schedule subject to change. *
Saturday, August 27 (7:30 PM):
Dr. Kaia Stern
Co-Founder & Director, Prison Studies Project