Rikers Debate Project Featured in the New Yorker Radio Hour Podcast

August 11, 2020 In the Press

The Rikers Debate Project, which pairs former college debaters and current professionals with students at Rikers Island to teach the skill of competitive debate, was featured in the New Yorker Radio Hour.

KalaLea, one of the show's producers, followed the members of the Rikers Debate Project as they prepared to argue over one of the most critical topics of the day: defunding the police. Listen to the full episode here.

Previously, Justice-in-Education Scholar Camilla Broderick was a member of the Debate Team and was featured on Samantha BeeWatch the clip here.

Featured image: Debate by Viktor Vorobyev from the Noun Project