A boy was accused of taking a backpack. The courts took the next three years of his life. Read the whole story HERE.
Monday, September 29 at 6 p.m.
Urban Justice Center
123 William Street, Manhattan, 16th floor.
Jails Action Coalition held a Press Conference on August 18 to raise awareness about brutality at Rikers Island and to support Council Member Daniel Dromm’s legislation requiring quarterly reporting on punitive segregation and other data from the Department of Corrections.
Speaking here is Glenn Martin of JustLeadershipUsa, flanked by City Council Members Daniel Dromm and Andy King. The legislation passed on August 21.
Mayor Bill de Blasio signs into law bill to require the Department of Corrections to report on useage of solitary confinement in city jails.