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Upcoming Events


  • EMERGENCY RALLY – Wednesday, September 15th, 9AM
    • There is a crisis on Rikers Island. Another life was lost this past week to the brutality of New York City jails. Esias Johnson, 24 years old, died because our elected officials chose not to act.
    • Please join us with the Jails Action Coalition & HALT Solitary Campaign for a rally on Wednesday morning in advance of the City Council Hearing on Conditions in City Jails.
    • If you would like to testify at the City Council hearing on Conditions in City jails, running from 10am to approximately mid-afternoon on Wednesday, or submit written testimony, please email Sarita, sdaftary@urbanjustice.org.
  • Apply today for New Hour for Women and Children’s 15 week leadership and advocacy training program Applications due by September 15th
    • New Hour’s EMERGE program is for women in reentry from incarceration or an alternative-to-incarceration program.
    • EMERGE is a fall leadership and advocacy training program for anyone who identifies as a woman and is justice-impacted. New Hour will cover transportation by train and offer a stipend once the 15 weeks are completed.
    • PPE required, vaccinations preferred as it’s held in person. To apply, please contact Danielle Donaphin, Director of Programs, at ddonaphin@newhourli.org or apply online here.