News & Announcements


RIC Theme 2020–2022: Freedom Education

The inequities of the COVID-19 quarantine and the continued murder of black people by their government(s) offers somber reminder that education alone will not solve the braided ills of discrimination, displacement, and economic exploitation. More than mere education, we need education with freedom as an explicit end in mind.

Panel: The Future of Education in Prison, 10/22

“The Future of Education in Prison” from 6pm to 7:30pm via Zoom on Thursday, October 22, moderated by Dr. Vesla Weaver. Zoom webinar link to come soon. The public panel, “The Future of Education in Prison,” will feature Jessica Neptune (Bard Prison Initiative), Kaitlin Noss (NYU Prison Education Program), and Amy Roza (Goucher Prison Education Partnership), speaking about current […]

RIC Awarded Professional Development Innovation Grant for Careers in Criminal Punishment Reform

As reported by The Hub, “Johns Hopkins has awarded nearly $1 million in funding to 37 programs dedicated to supporting the professional development of PhD students. Administered by the Office of the Provost at Johns Hopkins and overseen by Nancy Kass, vice provost for graduate and professional education, the PhD Professional Development Innovation Initiative will […]