Rally & Press Conference to Support Formerly Incarcerated Elders

Rally & Press Conference to Support Formerly Incarcerated Elders

On Wednesday, September 20th, formerly incarcerated leaders, advocates, and concerned New Yorkers will gather for a 9am press conference followed by a 10am City Council Hearing in support of The CARE - Compassion for Reentering Elders - Act (Intro 1616; 2017), which establishes an interagency task force to examine the needs of older adults returning from incarceration.

With an unprecented number of currently incarcerated older people in New York State prisons (more than 10,000 people aged 50 ...

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9 attendees (None invited)