Saturday, february 15th 1: 00 pm in Albany join hands



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We Need You With Us to Show That
NEW YORK STATE WANTS PAROLE REFORM
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15
th 1:00 pm in Albany

JOIN HANDS with the Correctional Association of NY, Release Aging People in Prison/RAPP, the New York State Prisoner Justice Network, Prison Action Network, and the Riverside Church Prison Ministry Parole Reform Initiative

at
Making Parole Reform Real to Make Our Communities Safe


a workshop at the
Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Conference/Legislative Office Building, Albany, Roosevelt Hearing Room C
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Reserve your seat on a FREE BUS leaving NYC at 6:00 a.m. (125th St. and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd.): Email or call Mujahid Farid, mfarid@correctionalassociation.org, 212-254-5700 x 317

After the panel: free pizza gathering, 3:00 p.m.

Following an Assembly hearing on parole practices last December and a community effort to tell the parole board their new regulations don’t cut it, this is a key moment to increase pressure to tell the board, the legislature and the community: The parole system in New York State will be changed.

Confirmed speakers: Sheila Rule, facilitator (Riverside Church Prison Ministry and Statewide Parole Reform Coalition); Edward Hammock (former parole board chair); Mujahid Farid (Release Aging People in Prison/RAPP); Vanda Seward (Director of Statewide Reentry Services); Assemblyman Jeffrion L. Aubry (District 35/Corona, Queens and Speaker Pro Tem); Alan Rosenthal (Center for Community Alternatives, Syracuse); Soffiyah Elijah (Executive Director, Correctional Association of New York)

Panelists and attendees will discuss the problem with current parole policies, how to fix them, and how our communities would benefit from parole reform.



Sponsored by Jeffrion L. Aubry
Co-sponsored by Senators Kevin Parker and Bill Perkins
Members of the Black and Puerto Rican Legislative Caucus

JOIN THE CONVERSATION and JOIN THE MOVEMENT TO REFORM PAROLE!

For more information: 212-254-5700
To show the widespread interest in changing the Parole Board practice of denying parole to those who can demonstrate their readiness for release, we need to fill the room to overflowing. Please help us do that!


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