Please join the NJ Prison-Engaged Network on September 25th at 5pm EST for the inaugural session of the Fall 2020 Critical Conversations series with the inimitable advocate and organizer Mark Hopkins. To access the link for the session, please register using the form linked here: https://tinyurl.com/criticalconvo1
Mark Hopkins is a formerly incarcerated activist and organizer who has organized with NJ Prison Justice Watch to restrict the use of solitary confinement in New Jersey, with NJISJ to restore the right to vote to all formerly and currently incarcerated people in the state, and in a variety of other social justice movements. A graduate of the NJ-STEP program and Rutgers University, Mark currently serves as a research professional for Governor Murphy’s Criminal Justice Task Force, and has extensive experience in labor organizing.
This series is co-sponsored by The Petey Greene program at Rutgers, TCNJ, and Princeton, Princeton Re-Entry and Employment Preparation, the Prison Teaching Initiative, SPEAR TCNJ, and SPEAR Princeton. This series is made possible with the generous support of the Princeton American Studies Department, the Princeton Spanish and Portuguese Department, Princeton Progressives, the Pace Center for Civic Engagement, Campus Conversations on Identities, and the Carl A Fields Center for Equality and Cultural Understanding.