The People’s Campaign for Parole Justice: 2021 Platform Launch – Thursday, January 14th, 12PM
The People’s Campaign for Parole Justice is a statewide, grassroots campaign supported by more than 250 organizations in New York. The campaign will launch their 2021 platform this Thursday, January 14th. The event will include speakers currently incarcerated in New York State prisons whose lives depend on parole reform, and New York State lawmakers who are championing the platform in Albany. The Platform includes demanding passage of the Elder Parole bill and Fair & Timely Parole Act, and achieving a fair and fully staffed Parole Board.
The People’s Campaign for Parole Justice: Virtual Advocacy Day – Thursday, January 27th, 12PM
The People’s Campaign for Parole Justice will hold a virtual advocacy day on January 27th. Beginning at 9:30 AM, join us for a powerful day that will include a community gathering, legislative meetings in support of the Elder and Fair and Timely Parole bills, and more.
Manhattan DA Candidate Forum – Wednesday, January 27th, 7PM (postponed from January 6th)
In June, New Yorkers have an opportunity to create a new vision for the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office. In preparation, please join The Manhattan DA Candidate Forum via COC Facebookfor a lively discussion on criminal justice with Manhattan’s DA candidates: Tahanie Aboushi, Alvin Bragg, Liz Crotty, Tali Farhadian Weinstein, Diana Florence, Lucy Lang, Eliza Orlins, and Dan Quart.
During the forum, candidates will be asked to expand on and respond to deeper questions rooted in their proposed policies and changes to the Manhattan DA office that community members have fought for such as ending their use of the NYPD’s mass surveillance tools and reducing the use of bail and incarceration for pre-trial individuals.