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Alumni Opinion: Calling on NYC Correction Officers to Support Justice Reforms Amid COVID-19 Devastation

BPI Alumna Tamika Graham ’17 issued this call for correctional staff in NYC jails to join in support of justice reform efforts in the COVID era in this opinion piece that was published in the Queens Daily Eagle and is reproduced below. By Tamika Graham Booker… Read More 

COVID-19 Communications | Alumni Affairs

Alumni Opinion: Reckoning With Uncertainty Among Society’s Most Vulnerable

This reflection by Christopher Lolisco ‘15 is part of the Community Voices op-ed series for the BPI Public Health Journal. Throughout the COVID-19 crisis,  BPI alumni, staff, and faculty and Bard Microcollege students will be posting reflections about their work, studies, and response to the… Read More 

BPI Alumna Stacy Burnett.
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Alumni Opinion: Who Understands “Lockdown” and Isolation? The Formerly Incarcerated are the Experts We Need Now

BPI Alumna Stacy  Burnett ’20 challenges legislators to listen to the voices and expertise of formerly incarcerated people in the COVID crisis in this opinion piece that was published in Salon and is reproduced below.     You don't see us in press conferences, but we have much… Read More 

BPI's 18th Commencement
COVID-19 Communications | Communications

A Message to BPI Students

Last year, Reverend Dr. William Barber II delivered the commencement address at Eastern Correctional Facility. This week he wrote words of encouragement to the incarcerated BPI community during this time of crisis, which was included in this week's newsletter to students and reproduced below. Highlights… Read More 

COVID-19 Communications | Alumni Affairs

Faculty Opinion: The COVID Closet: A Social History of Hidden Morbidity

This scholarship by historian and BPI Faculty Advisor Kwame Holmes was first shared as part of the Bard College "Ask an Expert" series and has been reproduced as part of the Community Voices op-ed series for the BPI Public Health Journal. Throughout the COVID-19… Read More 

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Alumni Address: BPI Alum Delivers Remarks for Public Health Graduates

Hancy Maxis ‘15 was voted to address the faculty, administrators, and his fellow students, along with their families and friends at the virtual graduation ceremony for Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, Health Policy and Management Department. BPI faculty, staff, and alumni tuned… Read More 

COVID-19 Communications | Alumni Affairs

Alumni Opinion: When Communities Unite During COVID-19

This reflection by Jonathan Alvarez ‘19 is part of the Community Voices op-ed series for the BPI Public Health Journal. Throughout the COVID-19 crisis,  BPI alumni, staff, and faculty and Bard Microcollege students will be posting reflections about their work, studies, and response to the… Read More