Beyond the Walls 2020

The Institute for Community Justice presents

Justice, Reentry and Healthcare Summit: Coming Together for Social Justice in Socially Distant Times

October 5-9, 2020

Justice, Reentry and Healthcare Summit: Coming Together for Social Justice in Socially Distant Times is a conference that welcomes all who are interested in learning more about the impact of mass incarceration and health disparities in our communities.

This informative virtual experience will consist of a series of talks, webinars, and conversations that:

  • unite relevant topics and key figures to ignite thought and action around advocacy, justice and empowerment for those impacted by social injustice and mass incarceration
  • explore innovative approaches to the criminal justice issues facing our society
  • provide opportunities for attendees to engage in local and national advocacy work

Also featured will be the Art as Resistance Gallery, highlighting artwork from within our communities on the topics of social justice and mass incarceration.

More information on speakers, webinars, and registration details to come…

Highlights from the 2018 Prison Summit

Program Information

Spotlight On

Karam Mounzer, MD

Dr. Mounzer identified two major gaps in the care of patients with HIV/hepatitis C (HCV) co-infection, and the complexity of multidrug-resistant HIV treatment. He is involved with many clinical trials focusing on drug development and better understanding of HIV immunopathogenesis with the Wistar Institute. He is involved in teaching and mentoring.

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Dr. Karam Mounzer

Dr. Mario Cruz

Dr. Mario CruzDr. Cruz is a board certified pediatrician who serves as the Medical Director for our Pediatrics and Adolescent Health Center. He has presented and/or published in the fields of community violence and domestic violence prevention, quality improvement, behavioral health, curriculum development and mentorship. In 2019 he received the Greater Philadelphia Social Innovation Award for Innovations in Healthcare.

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