December 23, 2020: Nawanna Snipe Tucker, Theresa Grady, Emma Pierre, and Roslyn McLeod-Abdullah, New York Daily News
“Aging Prisoners Dying To Be Free: A Public Health Crisis” panel discussion • George Washington University Milken School of Public Health, 2400 Eye Street NW, Washington DC
Beyond our Criminal Justice System: A Panel on Prison Abolition and Drug Reform, with DCRAPP’s Nathan Brandli & speakers from MD RAPP • #0102 Tydings Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Coppin State University, Health & Human Services Building (HHSB 103)
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The Faculty House at Columbia University, 64 Morningside Drive, NYC • Speakers: RAPP’s Mujahid Farid and Jack Beck of the Correctional Association of NY
Beyond the Bars: Connecting the Struggles (doors open at 6:45) • Columbia University
Beyond the Bars Conference: “Connecting the Struggles” • Center for Justice, Columbia University (including RAPP speakers at plenaries & panels) • Saturday/Sunday events: Columbia School of Social Work, 1255 Amsterdam Ave. at 121/122 Streets, NYC
La Casa, 3166 Mt. Pleasant NW, Washington, DC • Sponsored by DC RAPP; RAPP speakers include Tomiko Shine and Alexandra Warren of DC and MD RAPP.
Coppin State Criminal Justice Department, 2500 W. North Avenue • For details, email MDRAPPCampaign@gmail.com. (MD RAPP meets on the second Wednesday of every month.)
Panel on Incarceration & Health, hosted by Senator Gustavo Rivera during the NYS Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators’ conference.
Sadly, Brother Ali was too ill to attend, and he passed on March 3rd. Bro. Ali’s funeral was held on Monday, March 7 at Islamic Heritage Foundation, 3765 I Street SE Washington, DC; he is buried at Al-Firdaus Memorial Gardens, Frederick, MD. All RAPP chapters mourn his loss. In his memory, we will work harder than ever to release aging people in a timely manner.
US Parole Board Commission, 90 K Street NE, Washington DC. • For background, read “Visitation Slights: How Two Policies Stack the Deck Against D.C. Inmates”
Coppin State Criminal Justice Department, 2500 W. North Avenue • For details, email MDRAPPCampaign@gmail.com. MDRAPP meets every other Wednesday.
Union Temple of Brooklyn, 17 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn 11238 (RAPP presentation, with section on Parole Reform NY, 2:30 to 3:30 pm)
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY • Sponsored by Difference and Media Project, Center for Civic Engagement, & student groups