Building Bridges IV: Women, Prison and the Arts

March 8, 2008
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Mather Campus Center at Trinity College

Followed by a performance of Time In by the Judy Dworin Performance Ensemble and Women of the Cross, and a book signing by Wally Lamb, editor of I'll Fly Away: Further Testimonies from the Women of York Prison at Trinity College's Austin Arts Center.

All Connecticut entities administering and/or affected by criminal justice, arts, and women-centered policies and practices including: state legislators and local elected officials; state and municipal agencies; the Judicial Branch; law enforcement; non-profit provider organizations; business leaders; academics and students; and local and statewide community-based organizations.

Through exhibits, presentations, panel discussions, and performances, this symposium examines the ripple effect of incarcerating women and the pivotal role of the arts as a catalyst for positive change. This symposium is being held on March 8, 2008 in honor of International Women's Day.

Sponsored by CCSU's Institute for Municipal & Regional Policy (IMRP), Judy Dworin Performance Project, Inc, and Trinity College's Department of Theater and Dance, Women's Center and Human Rights Program.

Joe Lea, Robin Cullen, and Andrew Clark on NPR's "Where we live"

Stan Simpson with Joe Lea

Joe Lea adjunct at CCSU and works at York CI joins Stan to discuss the Building Bridges IV Symposium at Trinity College on Saturday, March 8.

“Time In” performed at Trinity College