Thursday, January 31st, 2019
Brooklyn Law School, Moot Court Room
Thank you to everyone who joined us for a night of storytelling, discussion, and exploration of the past, present, and future of girls’ and women’s justice in New York.
This panel event, Incorrigibles: Bearing Witness to the Incarcerated Girls and Women of New York – with formerly incarcerated women, advocates, lawyers, professors, and judges – brought us together to learn about and discuss what has been done in the name of justice and protection in New York State, and to imagine what the future of girls’ justice looks like.
This event was free and open to the public and took place on Thursday, January 31st, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 PM in the Moot Courtroom on the 7th floor of the Brooklyn Law School. CLE credit was available for this event.
WHEN: Jan. 31, 2019
TIME: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
WHERE: LOCATION UPDATE
Brooklyn Law School,
Moot Courtroom 7th Floor
250 Joralemon St., Brooklyn, NY 11201
WHO: Open to the public, please RSVP
CHARGE: No charge for admission
This event is funded in part by a Humanities New York Action Grant with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This public event and accompanying exhibition is made in partnership with For Freedoms, an organization devoted to inclusive civic participation through the arts that originally was inspired by American artist Norman Rockwell’s paintings of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms (1941): freedom of speech, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.
Speakers from the Event Include—
Hon. Robert Levy, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York
Hon. Cheryl L Pollak, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of New York
Cynthia Boykin, founder of “What U Need Is” consultancy and was at the New York State Training School in the 1970s
Alison Cornyn, interdisciplinary artist and founder of Incorrigibles
Brett Dignam, Vice Dean of Experiential Education and a Clinical Professor of Law at Columbia Law School
Ona Gritz, author, poet, and sister of Andra, who was at the New York State Training School in the 1970s
Ruth Hamilton, Legal Director at Still She Rises
Kathleen Hulser, public historian managing cultural projects and teaching at Pace University and Guttman Community College in New York City
Shabnam Javdani, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology at New York University, Program Officer for Equality Now’s Women’s and Girls’ Rights project
Kate Kelly, Program Officer for Equality Now’s Women’s and Girls’ Rights project
Laurie Leitch, practicing psychotherapist, clinical trainer, consultant, social entrepreneur and researcher, co-founder and director of Threshold GlobalWorks, LLC
Hilda Onley, was at The New York State Training School in the 1950s
Jackie Pucci, stand up comedian and was at the NY State Training School in the 1970s
Judith Resnik, Arthur Liman Professor of Law at Yale Law School
Ashley Sawyer, Director of Policy at Girls for Gender Equity
Rebecca Scheckman, Creative Director at American Prison Data Systems
Ella Wylde, singer, songwriter, musician
Jack Youngelson, Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker
This event is associated with the exhibition currently on view in the Charles P. Sifton Gallery at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse, which will be open until February 15th, 2019.
For more about the Incorrigibles project, visit: https://incorrigibles.org