Strong Voices/Strong Subjects

COMING HOME: The Effects of Incarceration and Reentry on the Family PLEASE JOIN US for the 2018 Luncheon Lecture Series that explores the impact of prisoner reentry upon the community. A PANEL OF FAMILY MEMBERS will share the practical considerations and emotional impacts of a loved one’s incarceration and reentry. Moderated by Joy Mahler, President/CEO...
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Project 180: Ten Years Old Today!

With a behind-the-scenes interview and photos from March 2nd In the past decade we’ve grown from a shared vision to a thriving organization that serves inmates in five counties and provides leadership in educating the community about prisoner reentry. Thank you for your support through the years and for being a vital part of this...
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Thank you!

It has been over a month since we held our event “The Freedom Riders Their Relevancy Today” at The New College of Florida. Over 250 guests attended the event. Thank you for the great compliments to The Boxser Diversity Initiative   “The Diversity Initiative offer the most challenging and interesting programs! Last evening, once again, you...
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The Freedom Riders: Another successful event! Thank you!!

We want to thank to everyone that came to our Event The Freedom Riders Their relevancy today. To our speakers, Dr. Ray Arsenault, Ellen Ziskind and Dr. Michael Jeffries. To our moderator Chief Judge Charles Williams. To the wonderful Booker High School Choir and all the volunteers that helped make this event a success. To...
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The Freedom Riders: Their Relevancy Today

    The Boxser Diversity Initiative presented “The Freedom Riders: Their Relevancy Today,” on Thursday November 16th, 2017.     A conversation with Dr. Ray Arsenault  The John Hope Franklin Professor of Southern History and Chairman of the Department of History and Politics at the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg. A frequent consultant for various civil...
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MHI-KNB Summer Tech Sessions (STEAMH)

A recent alliance of collaboration including The Multicultural Health Institute (MHI), The Boxser Diversity Initiative, and others sponsored the Hackathon Initiative at New College of Florida in October 2016 l. The program was very successful, but despite its good intentions, minority students from undeserved areas of the community were a small representation of participants.  Know No Bounds...
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Strong Subjects/Strong Voices

This was the final program of our speaker series presented together with Project 180 and Boxser Diversity Initiative. Calvin Duncan, an innocent man, was incarcerated in a Louisiana​ prison​ for 28 years of a life sentence before being set free 6 years ago. His inspiring story, presented to a full house, tells his story of how...
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Strong Voices/Strong Subjects

  On Friday, April 7, 2017 The Boxser Diversity Initiative and Project 180 present reentry expert Janeen Buck Willison, MSJ of the Urban Institute, Washington, DC. Ms. Buck Willison will discuss the social and psychological effects of imprisonment and how those effects can impact the reentry experience. Ms. Buck Willison’s address launches Project 180’s Strong...
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