Event

Screening: After Rikers

Tuesday, October 15, 2019
5:30pm - 6:45pm
NYU Silver School of Social Work
Room 101
1 Washington Square North, New York, NY

Overview

Please join for a screening of After Rikers: Justice By Design, a short film that explores NYC's plan to close Rikers Island. 

The event will feature speaker and formerly incarcerated advocate, Johnny Perez, who is the Director of U.S. Prison Program for the National Religious Campaign Against Torture, alongside Jordan Stockdale, the Deputy Director of the Close Rikers Campaign within the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice. 

Please RSVP here, by next Thursday, 10/10.

City council is voting on the plan to build new borough-based jails the very next day, 10/16, so this is a unique opportunity to learn more about what's really going on!