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The Marshall Project: Shedding Light and Heat on Criminal (in)Justice

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Price CSI Social Innovators Seminar



Neil Barsky



The US has the highest incarceration rate in the world, and its criminal justice system is irretrievably broken. Neil Barsky will discuss the challenges of creating a new, prize-winning non-profit journalism organization to elevate the need for criminal justice reform in the national conscience, and whether (and if so, how) the Marshall Project can move the needle on justice reform.


About the Speaker:

Neil Barsky is the founder and chairman of the Marshall Project. He has been a newspaper reporter (The Wall Street Journal, New York Daily News), equity research analyst (Morgan Stanley), hedge fund manager (Midtown Capital, Alson Capital) and documentary film director (“Koch”). Barsky is the chairman of the Columbia Journalism Review board of advisers and sits on the board of trustees of Oberlin College.


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Sponsored by:

Sol Price Center for Social Innovation