‘From Punishment to Wellness’ – May 20 Conference

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The Correctional Association of New York is proud to be a community partner sponsoring an important day-long conversation about women and the war on drugs.

This one-day conference, organized by formerly incarcerated women, policy experts, and community activists, will offer practical examples of public health alternatives. We will examine how to address fundamental social issues including race, gender, and class inequities by viewing individuals within the context of their communities.

From Punishment to Wellness: A Public Health Approach to Women & the War on Drugs

Date:              Monday, May 20

Time:             10:00am to 6:00pm

Location:     New York Academy of Medicine (1216 Fifth Avenue, at 103rd Street, NY, NY 10029)

To register for the conference, click here.

For a list of speakers and presenters, click here.

To table at the event, please contact Mercedes Smith at mercedesb.smith[@]gmail.com

This conference is being presented by WORTH in partnership with the Drug Policy Alliance. For more information, please email worthevents[@]gmail.com.

Community Partners include: Columbia University Criminal Justice Initiative, College & Community Fellowship, Center for Community Alternatives, Center for Constitutional Rights, Correctional Association of New York, Legal Action Center, Legal Action Center’s National H.I.R.E. Network, New York Academy of Medicine, and National Advocates for Pregnant Women