Calling all New Yorkers: join us in Albany on May 5, 2014 for a historic day of action against mass incarceration!
Gather 12:30pm in East Capitol Park (Eagle St. btwn Washington Ave & State St) for a rally against prison injustice w/live music & keynote speaker Cornel West!
- STOP SOLITARY
- REFORM PAROLE
- RELEASE ELDERS
- CREATE A TRUTH/JUSTICE COMMISSION
Immediately following the rally, march w/special guests the Rude Mechanical Orchestra around Albany & into the NYS Capitol for a 2:30pm speak-out for parole reform on the Million Dollar Staircase (4th Fl West Side of Capitol).
Early in the day, The Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement will be holding a 10am Press Conference in LCA Press Room 130 in the Legislative Office Bldg., followed by a full day of legislative meetings. Contact Suzie at firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Free buses for the day leaving from NYC & Upstate NY. Register here:https://nysprisonerjustice.wufoo.com/forms/pg8uto1y29dgq/
More info on the day available at: http://www.nysprisonerjustice.org/news/nys-against-prison-injustice-on-may-5/
Sponsors Include: new york state prisoner justice network, riverside church prison ministry, parole reform campaign, campaign for alternatives to isolated confinement, release aging people in prison, center for law and justice, prison action network, campaign to end the new jim crow, education from the inside out coalition, raise the age campaign, prisoners are people too, end the new jim crow action network, ithaca prisoner justice network, nys defenders justice fund, binghamton justice project, capital area against mass incarceration, new york students rising, drug policy alliance, coalition for women prisoners, nyc jericho movement, muslim solidarity committee, capital district ofs and more....!
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