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
Tufts University • Amnesty International Hosts Discussion of Solitary Confinement, with Al Tony Simon of RAPP
Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive, Manhattan (at 121st St.) • RAPP will be on a panel at 10:45 am and 1:15 pm (in MLK 414) • info: <Jacqueline1943@aol.com> or 201-960-2205
The New School, 66 West 12th St, NYC, Rm. A510 Conference Rm
NYU Law, Vanderbilt Hall, Room 210, 40 Washington Square South (Presenters include RAPP’s Mujahid Farid) • RSVP here. Sponsored by the National Lawyer’s Guild-NY Parole Preparation Project • Snacks at 6:00, program starts promptly at 6:30
Rally, Washington Square Park • Police unions not only defend brutality but also block parole & release of incarcerated elders