Past Events

Justice George Lewis Ruffin Society Convocation: “Prosectors of Color Address Criminal Justice Reform Here and Now”


Given the rapidly evolving situation with COVID-19 and the university’s recently implemented protocol on campus events,  the April 2, 2020 Justice George Lewis Ruffin Society Convocation has been postponed to the fall semester. Additional communication will follow when the new date is set. Thank you for your understanding and support. The Justice George Lewis Ruffin…
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Inequality and Insecurity—A Discussion of the Travel Ban


The Institute on Race and Justice is pleased to host our second Faculty Research Seminar, featuring Dr. Adam Hosein, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Religion in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Northeastern University.  Dr. Hosein will be giving a talk entitled “Inequality and Insecurity—A Discussion of the Travel Ban” As a candidate, Donald Trump…
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Race; Political Solidarity & the Future of America


  Registration is required. Register here:   About the Event: Over the last decade, the feeling among Americans is that race relations have progressively worsened. From riots following the killing of unarmed black men to white nationalists marching to protest the growing racial diversity in the United States, the majority of Americans fear the nation…
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Either You Don’t Know or You’re in Denial-Community Forum


Please join us for a community forum discussing risk factors facing youth who may become involved in gang activity or who are vulnerable to commercial sexual exploitation. This forum is open to all members of the Northeastern University community as well as the general public. Speakers will include Audrey Morrissey, Associate Director at My Life…
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Family Advisory Symposium


The Metro Region Family Avisory Council of the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services and the Instutute on Race and Justice at Northeastern University invites you to attend a full day Symposium entitled: “Healing Ourselves.Healing Our Communities.”.  This Symposium is a full day community workshop to examine the impact of violence and trauma in urban communities and…
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Dr. David Finkelhor: Juvenoia: Tempering Misguided Narratives about Crimes and Children


The Violence and Justice Research Laboratory, Institute on Race and Justice, the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and the Institute on Urban Health Research are pleased to co-sponsor a luncheon discussion and campus wide talk with special guest Dr. David Finklehor, Director of Crimes against Children Research Center, and Professor of Sociology, and University Professor at the…
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“Either You Don’t Know or You’re in Denial” Community Forum


The Institute on Race and Justice and the Justice Resource Institute are hosting a community forum entitled, “Either You Don’t Know or You’re In Denial”.  This forum is specifically geared to provide information to students and faculty, who are interested in working with youth, about risk factors facing youth who are vulnerable to commercial sexual…
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Dr Mona Lynch to present on her new book


The Institute on Race and Justice is pleased to host  Dr. Mona Lynch, Professor of Criminology, Law & Society and Law and Co-Director of the Center in Law, Society and Culture at the University of California Irvine School of Social Ecology. Dr. Lynch will be giving a talk on her recent book entitled, “Hard Bargains :…
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