Franko-Maisel Prize for Public Policy: First-ever Franko Prize for Public Policy winner Gal Cohen ’20
2020 Annual theme: U.S. Criminal Justice System and Racial Inequities
2020 Election: Goldfarb’s #respectdemocracy Social Media Campaign
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A Conversation with Congressmember Karen Bass

Wednesday, October 28 @ 7pm • Join us virtually

As a member of the House Judiciary Committee and the Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Congressmember Bass is one of the most important policy makers and voices working on criminal justice reforms.

Join the Goldfarb Center for the first of many events to unpack and debate issues on criminal justice and racial inequities, which is the Center’s public policy theme of the year.

Congresswoman Bass

Student Leadership

About the Goldfarb Center

We connect the Colby community to our nation’s most pressing current events, foster awareness of the role of public policy, and inspire active citizenship. We spark thought-provoking conversations through high-profile public events and create networking opportunities for students interested in public affairs. We believe in a nonpartisan, inclusive approach that welcomes every opinion as part of a healthy discourse.  

Letter from the Executive Director

Welcome to our new website. Our aim is to keep the broader Colby community engaged and informed on the issues that either are the main headlines of the day or that should be. Our programming, which is mostly virtual this academic year, is designed to reach the broader Colby community, including students, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff, as well as residents in Waterville and beyond.