This training is for anyone and everyone who wants to get involved in our campaign. It’s specifically for individuals who aren’t yet involved but want to be, including those whose doors we knocked, members / volunteers of organizations, etc.
12:00pm via Zoom or IRL outside the office of Senator Rachel May & Assembly Member Magnarelli, 333 E. Washington St., Syracuse, NY
11:00 am • NYC, Albany, and Long Island or by ZOOM – see flyer below for in-person locations
7:00-8:30 pm • Help us welcome home all those who were released from prison this year—and support this crucial work
As the Campaign to #BringSundiataHome continues to gain momentum, we share with you an evening of inspirational conversation, culture and commitment. Hosted by award-winning director, screenwriter, and producer Shaka King, we are raising funds to ramp up the work to Bring Sundiata Acoli home!
6pm EST • Documentary screening of “The Interview” short film and panel discussion on Parole Justice in NYS.
11am • Join community members across NYS to demand that NY Governor Hochul use her executive power to grant clemency to incarcerated people frequently, inclusively, and transparently • At locations in NYC, Westchester, Albany, Long Island, Buffalo, and on zoom • details and registration link on flyer
1pm-4pm, 1725 Brentwood Rd. Brentwood, NY 11717 • Join RAPP and LISJAN for a film screening and fall gathering to learn more about the Parole Justice movement and be in community with each other. The event will feature and exclusive screening of a short documentary film, “The Interview”, about parole in New York followed by a community discussion and gathering.
6:30 • NYC’s chapter meeting of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) will talk about #ParoleJusticeNY and a door-knocking campaign for parole justice with their partners @RAPPcampaign
1:30pm-4:00pm, 1725 Brentwood Rd. Brentwood, NY 11717 • Join RAPP and LISJAN for a film screening and fall gathering to learn more about the Parole Justice movement and be in community with each other. The event will feature and exclusive screening of a short documentary film, “The Interview”, about parole in New York followed by a community discussion and gathering.
7:00-9:00pm • Hear Mark Shervington (RAPP), Kahlil Bey (CNY Alliance of Families for Justice), Rochelle Matthews (Ithaca Pantheras), Carl Williams (movement lawyer/organizer): inspiring speakers who know firsthand about the devastating impact of the NYS punishment system. In breakout groups, you can join our speakers in becoming the change you want to see • Sponsored by Tomkins County SURJ & Coordinating Circle, Dryden Groton Plus – Human Dignity Coalition • For more information: Beth Harris, firstname.lastname@example.org; Kathy Russell, email@example.com
In the Spirit of Mandela, on violations of the human rights of political prisoners by the U.S.
7:00 pm: Join our work! We’ll discuss updates and plan our work together for parole justice, clemency and more
View The Interview, a short film about appearing before the NYS Board of Parole; talk with participants in the film; support our work • Admission free; all proceeds benefit our two sister organizations and the work for Parole Justice