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. …
Saturday, February 20, 2016 • 7:00 pm • Washington, DC • Aging in Prison, Mass Incarceration, and the Legacy of COINTELPRO (FBI Counterintelligence Program)
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.)
Saturday, February 13, 2016 • 2:00-3:15 pm • RAPP’s Mujahid Farid was an invited panelist on Incarceration & Health
Panel on Incarceration & Health, hosted by Senator Gustavo Rivera during the NYS Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators’ conference.
Saturday, January 30, 2016 • 8pm-11pm • DC RAPP celebrated the homecoming of returning citizen Abdus-Shahid Ali, released after serving 50 years in prison
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, …
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) Event link here
THURSDAY, November 19, 2015 • 7:00 pm • “Locking Up Dissenters and the Poor: Understanding the Roots of Mass Incarceration in the U.S.” with Eddie Conway, Johanna Fernandez, & Laura Whitehorn of RAPP
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
SATURDAY, November 7, 2015 • 8:00 am-3:00 pm • Faith Based Initiatives and the Crisis of Mass Incarceration
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
Friday, October 30, 2015 • 7:00-8:30 pm • Panel, Conditions of Confinement: Mass Incarceration and Access to Information
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, …
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
Saturday, October 3, 2015 • 12:30-2:00 pm • RAPP’s René Valdez spoke on “America’s Aging Prisoners: The Imprisonment of Black Life”
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)
Panel including RAPP • BronxWorks Betances Community Center, 547 East 146th Street, Bronx NYRegister online; contact for more info
Saturday, September 26, 2015 • 7:00 pm • Candles for Clemency vigil at home of NY Gov. Cuomo in Mt. Kisco (BUSES LEAVE NYC AT 5:00 SHARP)
Buses from NYC leave from: Trinity Church (Broadway at Wall St., lower Manhattan) and Riverside Church (120th St. and Claremont Avenue) • To reserve a free spot on the bus …
RAPP will be on Both Sides of the Bars, MNN-TV (TWC channel 34 & 1995; FIOS channel 33; RCN channel 82)
Mott Haven Reformed Church, 350 E. 146th St., Bronx, NY 10451 Music, dancing, face-painting. RAPP & other groups will have info tables contact: 718-585-3636, Pastor Patricia Sealy
RAPP on The Gilchrist Experience, MNN-TV (TWC channel 34 & 1995; FIOS channel 33; RCN channel 82). WATCH the show!
Saturday, August 8, 2015, 8:00 am-4:00 pm • FACES NY Reentry Summit, “Take Away the Stone: Reducing Post-Incarceration Barriers”
Schomburg Center for Research and Black Culture, 155 Lenox Ave, NY 10037 (co-sponsored by RAPP). Learn more here
Artrage, 505 Hawley AvenueSponsored by Parole Justice Now! CampaignCo-sponsored by Center for Community Alternatives, Alliance of Communities Transforming Syracuse, and Syracuse Peace Council