Greater Washington Coalition for Jewish Life

Speaker Series – “Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration”


November 1, 2020    
9:15 am - 11:00 am

Guest speaker Professor Rachel Barkow will be presenting on an important issue, widely and deeply present, in our country today. She will be exploring the political dynamics that enable and produce mass incarceration, and possible mechanisms for reversing course.  Rachel is currently Vice Dean and Segal Family Professor of Regulatory Law and Policy Faculty Director at the Center on Administration of Criminal Law, NYU School of Law.

She has been invited to present her work to Congress, before both committees in the House and Senate. Her recent book is titled: “Prisoners of Politics: Breaking the Cycle of Mass Incarceration.”  We are delighted to feature Professor Barkow and encourage all who are able to join us.


With gratitude to our Speaker Series sponsors.