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One State, One Film: Prison Reform

One State, One Film: Prison Reform Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:00pm – 2:00pm REGISTER HERE WATCH  Breaking the Cycle JOIN THE VIRTUAL DISCUSSION Join members of the Connecticut Collaborative on Poverty, Criminal Justice & Race, along with leading advocates in the fight for criminal justice reform in our State, to explore ways each one of […]

Reflections on the Erasure of Violence Against Sex Workers Pre- and Post- Atlanta

By Erica MacDonald In the hours following the horrific murders at three Atlanta-area massage parlors on March 16, 2021, journalists and other commentators attempted to make sense of what motivated the killer. Debates and speculation began immediately regarding who these women were and what they had been doing. Were they sex workers? Victims of trafficking? Undocumented? It was assumed by many that answers […]

Cutline: Democracy and Community

  What do we want our democracy to look like? The present historic moment demands robust participation in our political system and commitment to the values on which it was built. How can we support participation by all members of our community? This month, Dodd Impact’s Democracy and Dialogues Initiative partnered with CT Humanities, Connecticut […]

One State, One Film: School-to-Prison Pipeline

One State, One Film: School-to-Prison Pipeline Tuesday, March 23, 2021 7:00pm REGISTER HERE WATCH  Prison Kids: A Crime Against America’s Children JOIN THE VIRTUAL DISCUSSION Join members of the Connecticut Collaborative on Poverty, Criminal Justice & Race, along with leading advocates in the fight for criminal justice reform in our State, to explore ways each […]

Investing for Human Rights and Social Justice

Investing for Human Rights and Social Justice Thursday, March 4, 2021 2:30 – 3:45 pm EST REGISTER NOW A panel discussion on advocacy, activism, and engagement at the intersection of finance and human rights with:   Sarah Blackwell Business and human rights consultant   Ryan Bowers Activest   Jillianne Lyon Investor Advocates for Social Justice […]