October is national Youth Justice Awareness (now Action) Month (YJAM). Eastern University is again partnering with the Campaign for Youth Justice in the national effort to raise awareness and inspire action about juvenile justice--especially the cruel practice of incarcerating children in adult jails and prisons.

October 22: Creative & Performing Arts Cafe

Youth Justice Action Month- Virtual Creative & Performing Arts Cafe

Eastern University observes Youth Justice Action Month, a national initiative of the Campaign for Youth Justice

Oct. 22nd, 7-9 PM. Free and open to the public
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Join us in Zoom for this inspiring and interactive evening of ART AND JUSTICE. Since 2008, advocates around the country have come together to organize events to raise awareness and inspire action on behalf of young people impacted by incarceration. Reserve your spot today to attend the virtual Oct. 22nd YJAM Creative & Performing Arts Cafe.

ARTISTS WANTED: Are you a poet, singer, dancer, visual artist, rapper, actor, or musician? Share your gift with us. PRIZES will be awarded to the top 2 performers. Winners will be chosen on the basis of the level of awareness raised about criminal justice issues and quality of performance.  There will be an open mic time but performers are strongly encouraged to sign up in advance. Performer Sign Up.

Hosted by Eastern University's Center for Community Engagement; Prison Ministry; Departments of Criminal Justice, Urban Studies, Sociology, Political Science, Global Studies; College of Health and Social Sciences; Campolo Institute for Applied Research in Social Justice; Prison Education Program

For more information, please email CCE@eastern.edu

Sponsored by EU's Center for Community Engagement; CUYD; Prison Ministry; Criminal Justice, Sociology, Political Science, Urban Studies, Global Studies, and Prison Education Programs.


These efforts are made possible because of the generosity of persons concerned about juvenile and criminal justice reform. We welcome your donations: