Justice in Education

We are seeking educators with a strong a commitment to social justice who are interested in volunteering with the Justice-in-Education Initiative's Rikers Education Program. The REP offers art and humanities workshops at the Rikers Island Correctional Facility. This opportunity is for those who would like to help with programs at the Rose M. Singer Center for women. The workshops are 2 to 3 hours long, once a week, and meet for 4 to 6 weeks. Classes have approximately 15 students. Individuals who have been directly affected by incarceration are strongly encouraged to apply. The Justice in Education Initiative, established by The Heyman Center and the Center for Justice with support from the Mellon Foundation, offers educational opportunities in prisons, jail, and for formerly incarcerated individuals.

Please RSVP to Mia Ruyter, Education and Outreach Manager at the Heyman Center for the Humanities.  mr3460@columbia.edu