Ferguson, Police Violence, & Human Rights
From Ferguson to Geneva: Police Violence in America is a Human Rigts Issue: Friday, February 27th, 6:30pm in HSS 154.
Assistant Professor of Law at St Louis University, Justin Hansford's work incorporates legal ethics, critical race theory, human rights, and the Global Justice Movement in a broader attempt to interrogate injustice in society. He is the co-author of the "United Nations Shadow Report on the Shooting of Michael Brown and the Ensuing Police Violence Against Protesters in Ferguson, Missouri" and headed the delegation to Geneva, Switzerland, where Michael Brown's parents presented their case to the United Nations Committee Against Torture. Over the last several months, Professor Hansford has been tear gassed and arrested as a legal observer and active protester in Ferguson. PACE invites you to come hear Professor Hansford discuss his experiences in Ferguson and Geneva and the search for legal policy solutions to systematic racialized state violence.
Promoting Public Policy Reform from Inside and Outside Government
Saturday, March 7, 11am-1pm, SF State Downtown Campus, 835 Market St, room 677
Hear from seasoned change-makers who have had the unique opportunity to fight for social policy reforms from both the inside and the outside of public systems. They will discuss what types of changes are best achieved from which vantage point - legislatures, advocacy organizations, government administrations, philanthropic organizations, and grassroots organized constituencies. Click here for information on panelists.
Youth Justice Mentoring Program
This mentoring program that many Criminal Justice majors take part in is featured in the campus news. Read the article here: Students help incarcerated youth work towards brighter futures.
School of PACE Civic Lecture Series Kicks Off October 16
Bill McKibben is coming to SF State
Congratulations on Tenure and Promotion!
Professors Glenn Fieldman (ENVS) and Jennifer Shea (PA) were both promoted to Associate Professor and tenured effective Fall 2014. We celebrated with cake at the Fall 2014 PACE Faculty Retreat. The recognition is well-deserved!