News & Updates

June 18, 2019

A conversation with the USA’s first Muslim American woman mayor

Join PPro for a conversation with the USA’s first Muslim American woman mayor, Dr. Sadaf Jaffer. This event will be held on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT) in the Princeton area. You may register here. Exact location information will be provided to all registrants. We […]
June 18, 2019

PPro’s Reunions Panel and Social Mixer

Criminal Justice Reform Efforts on Campus and Beyond Pro’s Reunions panel, co-sponsored with Students for Prison Education and Reform (SPEAR), took place on Friday, 31 May, from 1 to 230pm in the Maeder Hall Auditorium. It featured Larry Hamm ’78, Jim Farrin ’58, Naomi Shifrin ’21, Kiki Gilbert ’21,  and […]
June 18, 2019

The Spring 2019 issue of The Prog is now available

The Spring 2019 issue of The Prog, the progressive undergraduate magazine supported in part by PPro, is now available for downloading (in pdf format) here. See their website, and an archive of back issues, here.
June 18, 2019

PPro Supports SPEAR’s Voting Rights Campaign

Please join Princeton University’s Students for Prison Education and Reform (SPEAR) in their current Voting Rights Campaign by phone banking key New Jersey legislators in early May to push for pending legislation that would allow all formerly and currently-incarcerated individuals in NJ the right to vote, even if on probation or parole. […]
June 18, 2019

Douglas Rushkoff ’83 fundraiser

PPro is proud to have been able once again to feature Doug Rushkoff ’83, a leading voice in the application of social media to economic and social justice, on 21 March 2019. After a period of mingling at Civic Hall in Manhattan, Rushkoff expanded on the ideas in his most recent book, Team […]
May 19, 2019

PPro Supports Princeton IX Now

PPro is supporting Princeton IX Now, a group currently carrying out sit-ins and protests at Nassau Hall, primarily over the University’s handling of sexual assault allegations, and calling on the University to improve its implementation of Title IX. More information is available here. More about the walkout at the #MeToo Forum […]
February 15, 2019

PPRO Supports Spear

SPEAR, the undergraduate organization named Students for Prison Education and Reform, has in the past held multi-day conferences which PPro has been happy to support. Now they are sending postcards to New Jersey legislators, urging support for legislation that would provide felons, even those currently incarcerated, with the right to […]
February 15, 2019

Election night with PPro

Pat Irvin ’76 and Wendell Lancaster hosted an informal dinner and an election night watch party at their Fifth Avenue apartment on 6 November 2018. The evening featured a talk by James B. Lieber on the implications of the recent Pennsylvania case that successfully challenged that state’s gerrymandering, based on […]
February 15, 2019

PPro sends College Democrats to campaign in Florida

This year, the Princeton College Democrats traveled to Florida to campaign for the midterm elections. We had a total of seven people on the trip, including myself, Celia Buchband (’22), Paul Horvath (’20), Shafaq Khan (’21), Brent Kibbey (’21), Ben Parker (’20), and Nalanda Sharadjaya (’21). We chose to travel […]
February 15, 2019

The Princeton Conservation Society documentary is finished

The undergraduate members of the Princeton Conservation Society (see the notice below), whom you helped to send to Yellowstone National Park and the American Prairie Reserve in Montana at the end of the last school year, have completed their promised documentary. It is a fascinating 20-minute overview of their trip, […]
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