Event

“Should Prisoners Have the Right to Vote?”

Thursday, July 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Brooklyn Children's Museum
Auditorium
145 Brooklyn Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Overview

Event of Note:

Rikers Debate Project, frank news, and NY State Senator Zellnor Myrie invite you to join a night of lively debate and discussion on criminal justice reform and prisoner voting rights. 

Rikers Debate Project, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to teaching competitive debate to the incarcerated population of Rikers Island, is partnering with frank news to host a demonstration debate on July 18th. 

Four debaters, including two of the organization's formerly incarcerated students, will be debating the topic, “Should prisoners have the right to vote?” Senator Myrie will be opening the event and serving as a judge for the debate. They will open the floor for discussion on the topic after the debate has concluded. 

For additional information, contact franknewsemail@gmail.com.