Queensboro Correctional Facility, 47-04 Van Dam Street, Long Island City, NY 11101-3081 • Join NY State Assemblymember David Weprin and Senator Julia Salazar when RAPP, with other community organizations and lawmakers, rallies in support of bringing packages back to the NY State prison system • One of RAPP’s Community Leaders will speak at the rally • other RAPP staff, leaders, and members will attend
Washington Avenue Library Branch • 161 Washington Ave., Albany, NY 12210
Simultaneous rallies in multiple locations across NY, including Albany, Buffalo, Long Island, New York City. In NYC: join us outside Governor Hochul’s office, 633 Third Ave. • In Albany: outside the governor’s mansion, 138 Eagle St. • On Long Island: Nassau County Courthouse, 250 Old Country Rd., Mineola • In Buffalo: TBD • Together, we’ll demand human rights + the dismantling of the entire racist incarceration system. Specifically, we’ll urge NY to: 1) restore packages, visits, and mail to incarcerated people; 2) implement the HALT Law ending prolonged solitary confinement; 3) adopt long overdue legislation (e.g., Elder Parole, Fair & Timely Parole); and much more… See Press Release
Join incarcerated New Yorkers and their families to say, #HochulBringThemHome! • We’ll hold statewide rallies to urge Governor Hochul to grant those clemencies!
→ → NOTE! Due to storm, Buffalo rally will be on ZOOM! ← ←
A.J. Williams-Myers African Roots Center, 43 Gill Street, Kingston, NY 12401 • Hosted by: RAPP, ENJAN Kingston, PCPJ, and The Library at the African Roots Center • Event is free and open to the public
At the RAPP NYC office on 135 W 20th Street, #401 • If you’re new to RAPP, welcome! If you’ve been here all along, we can’t wait to see you again! • We follow COVID protocols, so please wear a mask and test negative before arriving • 😷♥️ 😷♥️ 😷 ♥️
Please join the Jails Action Coalition, VOCAL-NY, Freedom Agenda, Visionary V, #HALTsolitary Campaign, and other partners at City Hall Park for an 11 am rally & 7 pm vigil, plus a full day of action to demand officials release people, stop sending people to these deadly jails, and protect the human rights of all New Yorkers • From 7 am to midnight, there will be actions for the 18 people killed by NYC jails this year (and 34 people killed since early 2021)
Panel discussion, including Jose Saldaña, to follow. Sponsored by Transforming Lives, a Mentorship Writing Program for Incarcerated Citizens. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Greenberg Lounge, 40 Washington Square South • NOTE: Due to COVID protocols, in-person attendance is limited to NYU students and staff • Everyone is is invited to attend online
Join our new member orientation — learn more about the history and values of RAPP and how you can get involved in bringing parole justice to New York State!
POLLS NEEDS SOULS: Defending Democracy, Preserving the Earth, Advancing Equity on the Road to the Midterms • A series of programs and calls to action to encourage involvement—as our nation approaches midterm elections in November—in critical election issues—from defending voting rights and safeguarding immigrant and LGBTQI rights, to protecting the earth and dismantling mass incarceration • At Riverside Church, 490 Riverside Drive, NYC
Join Change Comes from Within (CCFW) Founders on Saturday October 22 for an anti-gun violence event, organized by incarcerated comrades in Wende Prison. Event will take place at the JFK Recreation Center, 114 Hickory Street, Buffalo, NY. Doors open at 1:30pm, event starts at 2pm. Call 716-380-7172 or 716-322-9863 for more information
Join for a local screening of “The Interview,” a documentary that examines the broken parole system in New York. After screening, we will have a Q+A component with special guest panelists • Doors at 6pm • Screening at 6:30pm • Light refreshments will be provided.
Hope you all are having a good start to Fall! Please join us for our October meeting and learn how about our Fall outreach efforts: documentary screenings, town halls, tabling and much more! Together, we’re building organizing power and community on LI for our #ParoleJustice and #NYersForClemency campaigns!