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Human Rights Institute Conference at Kean University

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PROGRAM

8 a.m. Check-in 9 a.m. Start

Welcome
Janice Kroposky
Director of the Holocaust Resource Center and Diversity Council at Kean University

Get in #Formation: Activism Against the Criminalization of Black Youth
Thena Robinson Mock, Esq.
Project Director for Advancement Project’s Ending the Schoolhouse to Jailhouse Track Campaign

A Cruel and Unusual Punishment: A Personal Account from a Solitary Survivor
Terrell A. Blount
Program Associate for the Vera Institute of Justice

— Intermission —

Prison Profiteering as a Driver of Mass Incarceration
Alexander Shalom
Senior Staff Attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey

Breaking Down The Box: Limiting the Use of Solitary Confinement in New Jersey
Christopher McNabb
New Jersey Organizer for the National Religious Campaign Against Torture

Human Rights Institute Award Presentations
Janice Kroposky
Director of the Holocaust Resource Center and Diversity Council at Kean University
Dr. Joseph Amorino
Professor of Fine Arts at Kean University

Closing Remarks
Dr. Dawood Farahi
President of Kean University

— Lunch —

For All the World to See: Visual Culture and The Struggle for Civil Rights
Examine the role that visual culture played in shaping and transforming the struggle for
racial equality in America from the late 1940s to the mid-1970s.
Human Rights Institute Gallery

* SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

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