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
Solidarity Center, 147 W. 24th Street, 2nd Fl., New York, NY 10011 (b/n 5th & 6th Ave) • RAPP speakers Al “Tony” Simon & Anita Rosenblithe WATCH
American University, Washington, DC • RAPP’s René Valdez spoke on “America’s Aging Prisoners: The Imprisonment of Black Life” at the Public Anthropology Conference on “Shifting Climates” • MGC200 (directions to Mary Graydon Center #200)
Bennington College, Bennington, VT