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Unlocking Purpose and Potential Symposium
April 14 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Santa Fe Center for Applied Ethics and Humanities at Santa Fe College is hosting a one-day spring symposium, “Unlocking Purpose and Potential,” the final of four “Free to Learn” project initiatives. This one-day event engages attendees in exploring the role education can play in breaking the cycle of incarceration. Symposium sessions are meant to increase public understanding of incarceration in Florida, its impact on communities, and the role everyone can play in reducing rates of recidivism and promoting safer, stronger communities.
The symposium features opportunities to hear from current and former Santa Fe College students with carceral experience, administrators who are currently working to promote educational opportunities for those with carceral experience, and and community partners who play a pivotal role in supporting those who are impacted by incarceration. Highlights of the symposium include keynote speaker Romarilyn Ralston, Exectuive Director of Project Rebound at California State University Fullerton, a live podcast session, panel discussion on topics regarding education in and after prison, and interactive workshops with facilitated small group brainstorm sessions exploring community goals and steps forward.
Registration is required to attend. Funding for this symposium is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with Santa Fe College. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
April 14 @ 8:30 am -
April 14 @ 4:30 pm