You may think Lincoln abolished slavery, but the 13th amendment has a loophole, through which slave labor continues in many parts of our country to this day. “13th” is a thought provoking documentary about the criminalization of African-Americans and it’s economic, moral, and social ramifications. https://youtu.be/krfcq5pF8u8
This important documentary reveals the ways in which the misdemeanor system has led to the incarceration and deaths of countless people of color, in the United States. George Floyd and Eric Garner are among those lost. 13 million (or 80%) of all criminal cases are misdemeanors. This is the story of how crime is racialized.…
Reunite families and help end mass incarceration in New York! Please join us to show your support for the Elder Parole and Fair and Timely Parole Acts. Rally 6 pm on Tuesday, June 1 at the #1 231st Street Station. RSVP at bit.ly/kings-bridge-rally
Check out this letter to the editor in the Riverdale Press from NWBI’s Ellen Tremper: https://riverdalepress.com/stories/build-prison-to-school-pipeline,73828
Silvia Blumenfeld of our Steering Committee has written a persuasive letter to the editor of The Riverdale Press. Please read it!
Join us on Sunday, September 13th, from 3:00-5:00 PM, for a virtual zoom training on “Implicit Bias.” Anthony Brown, Chief Diversity Officer and Special Assistant to the President of Brooklyn College, will lead us in learning how to fight racism. Implicit Bias often affects how we act with people of another race. In spite of…