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After Rikers: Justice by Design

After Rikers: Justice by Design
Monday, April 29, 2019 | 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. 
Program Fee: Free for Members and Non-Lawyers | $15 for Non-Member Lawyers
Non-lawyers please call to register (212) 382 – 6663 

Description: 
"After Rikers: Justice By Design” is a new short film produced by Public Square Media that explores the vision for community-based jails that New York City plans to build as part of its efforts to reform the criminal justice system and significantly reduce incarceration. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring leading voices in the jail re-invention process.

Speakers:
Carole Eady-Porcher
, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Tyler Nims, Executive Director, Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform
Johnny Perez
, Director of U.S. Prisons Program, National Religious Campaign Against Torture
Stanley Richards, Executive Vice President, The Fortune Society

Sponsoring Association Committee:
Corrections & Community Reentry Committee, Alex Lesman, Chair

Related Resources:
If interested in this program, you may also be interested in these City Bar resources:
Rikers Island Must Be Closed
Mass Incarceration: Where Do We Go From Here?


Where
42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 UNITED STATES

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