Public Engagements & Awards

American Psychological Association

In August, 2014 MJP presented at the American Psychological Association’s (APA) annual conference.

“What Went Wrong?”: Reflecting and Learning from Community-Engaged Research

On July 11, 2014, Morris Justice gave the keynote presentation at a conference in Minneapolis on community-engaged research.

The Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology

On November 14th, 2013, the Morris Justice Project presented at the Society for Qualitative Inquiry into Psychology (SQUIP) conference at the City University of New York, Graduate Center.

Linda Powell Pruitt Award

On October 7th, 2013, Nadine, Fawn, and Jackie were presented with the “Women Who Refuse to Surrender” award in a ceremony honoring the legacy of activist-scholar, Linda Powell Pruitt. Jackie’s son recorded the occasion on his cellphone- fitting, since the Morris Justice Project began when Nadine, Jackie, Fawn started using cellphones to record their sons’ interactions with police.

Bronx Town Hall on Community Safety

In April of 2013 the Bronx Defenders hosted a Bronx Town Hall on Community Safety, where we spoke to the crowd about our work and released our first report. See video footage of our presentationĀ here. (at approx. 33 min. in)

Floyd, et al v. City of New York

As part of the Communities United for Police Reform Coalition, we attended the trial, Floyd, et al. v. City of New York et al, a federal class action lawsuit that challenges the NYPD’s practices of racial profiling and unconstitutional stop-and frisks. See MJP’s participation in a press conferenceĀ here. Rachel Jane Liebert attended the trial on our behalf and posted updates on our Tumblr so that others could follow along, and continue to share our findings and activities. See her postsĀ here.