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Upcoming Events

  • Fair Chance For Housing 2021 Virtual Town Hall: Thursday, February 25th, 6:00-7:15PM EST
    • Cities across the country have passed local laws to reduce or eliminate barriers to housing for formerly incarcerated people – from Seattle, WA to Oakland, CA to Urbana, IL. Now, New York City advocates are fighting to pass the most progressive bill in the nation to END the use of criminal records in housing decisions (Intro 2047) and set the standard for future legislation.
    • Attend this important town hall to:
      • Learn about the Fair Chance for Housing campaign & bill from City Council Members, faith leaders, and directly impacted community members
      • Get your questions answered about the bill and what it would mean for you
      • Share your experiences and ideas
      • Find out ways to get involved & take action
    • This is a live panel conversation and Q&A to address housing access & other human rights for people impacted by our racist criminal legal system.
    • All are welcome. Join us to learn more and have your voice heard! Register here.
  • Marijuana Justice Virtual Day of ActionWednesday, March 3rd
    • Join the Start SMART NY campaign in a virtual day of action for marijuana legalization rooted in racial, economic, and social justice!
    • Help us tell the Governor, Senate Leader Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Heastie that marijuana legalization in New York presents a unique and much-needed opportunity to create equity, economic justice, and work to restore communities most damaged by the war on drugs.
    • RSVP here!
  • Beyond the Bars Conference – Towards Freedom: Violence, Safety, and Abolition in 2021: March 18-21 2021
    • Although we won’t be all together in person this year, we are looking forward to virtually gathering for The Center for Justice’s annual Beyond The Bars Conference on March 18-21. This year’s theme is Towards Freedom: Violence, Safety, and Abolition in 2021.
    • Registration will be open on March 1. Stay tuned for more updates on this year’s conference and help us spread the word by sharing the flyer below!