Monday, August 31, 2015

Prison Education & WUSTL.... Public Event/McLeod Lecture September 24th at 4 PM....

Rebecca Ginsburg, Associate Professor, Departments of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership and Landscape Architecture; Co-founder and Director, Education Justice Project, University of Illinois

September 24, 4 pm
Washington University, Hillman Hall, Clark-Fox Forum 
(new Social Work building near Forsyth & Skinker)

Rebecca Ginsburg is director of the Education Justice Project (EJP), a college-in-prison program based at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. EJP offers for-credit courses and other educational activities to men incarcerated in a medium-security state prison. In this lecture she’ll describe EJP, share stories of its students and make a case for other institutions of higher education working within prisons. Her position is that such engagement not only serves incarcerated individuals and the broader society, but also the university, its students and faculty.

After the lecture, please join us for a reception and additional programming, the opening of the conference "From Mass Incarceration to Effective and Sustainable Decarceration":

5:30 pm - Remarks by Mark Wrighton, Chancellor, Washington University in St. Louis
6:15 pm - Welcoming remarks
                 Maxine Clark, Founder, Build-A-Bear Workshop & CEO, Clark-Fox Family Foundation
                 Bob Fox, Founder and Chairman, Newspace & Founder, Casa de Salud
6:30 pm - Keynote speakers
                 Glenn E. Martin, JustLeadershipUSA
                  Vivian Nixon, College and Community Fellowship