The Library's Spotlight! Guest Instructor Symposium, "Prison State," is wrapping up! Please join us on for our final speaker:
Nathaniel R. Balis, Director of Juvenile Justice Strategy Group at The Annie E. Casey Foundation, "A New Normal or Old Status Quo: Youth Justice in a Post-Pandemic World."
Friday, December 2nd at 12:00pm
In the Library Gallery & online
If you weren't able to attend the other excellent presentations, please listen to their recordings linked below:
- Dr. Kate Drabinski, UMBC, "Imagining Otherwise: Strategies for Teaching and Learning Abolition"
- Kevin Muhitch, UMBC Alum, Morgan, Angel & Associates, "No Prospect for Relief: Community Activism and the Politics of Prison Siting in Maryland, 1970-1987"
- Elaine MacDougall, UMBC, "Exploring the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program for Baltimore Area College Students, Inside and Out"
- Yanet Amanuel, ACLU, "People Over Profit: What it will take to end the war on marijuana and achieve police accountability"
- Lawrence Grandpre, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle, "Drug Decriminalization from a Reparations Perspective"
- Dr. Michael Casiano, UMBC, "Policing Jim Crow Baltimore: Archival Insights"
- Betsy Fox Tolentino, Maryland Department of Juvenile Services, "Maryland’s Pathway to Reducing Juvenile Incarceration"
We hope to see you in the Library Gallery or virtually (click to join) for Nathaniel R. Balis's presentation on Friday 12/2/2022 at noon!
More information here.
Thank you to all of our speakers and to our co-sponsors: Albin O. Kuhn Library & Gallery; Graduate School; Dresher Center for the Humanities; Center for Social Sciences Scholarship; and the following academic departments: American Studies; History; Gender, Women's + Sexuality Studies; Sociology, Anthropology, and Public Health; Social Work; Political Science; Language, Literacy, & Culture; and Media & Communications Studies