#CloseRikers: Voices of Women and Families

 

#CloseRikers: Voices of Women and Families

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Mott Haven Reformed Church
350 East 146th Street
The Bronx, NY 10451

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Rikers Island is a violent, inhumane, and ineffective jail complex that must be closed. Over the coming weeks, crucial votes will be taken that determine the future of justice in our city.

Join leaders from the Bronx faith community and impacted families as we discuss why Rikers needs to close and the future of borough-based jails in New York City.

Register for a free meal, music, and this crucial discussion on the need to #CloseRikers. 
You can register today for a free meal, music, and this crucial discussion here: https://tinyurl.com/y2x79rm2 

 

Event Organizers:

BronxConnect is a faith and community-based program that offers alternatives to detention, incarceration and violence prevention work.

The Latino Pastoral Action Center educates, equips, and empowers Latino and other urban churches and organizations to develop holistic ministries.

Mott Haven Reformed Church is an intergenerational, multicultural church impacting the lives of youth, young families, and the underserved of Mott Haven with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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Rikers Island es una cárcel inhumana, injusta y peligrosa. Por eso deben de cerrarla lo mas antes posible. En las semanas que vienen, habrán votos concejales que determinarán el futuro de la justicia en nuestra cuidad.

Líderes de la comunidad espiritual, al igual que mujeres y familias afectadas por Rikers, conversarán sobre las condiciones inhumanas en Rikers y el futuro del sistema de justicia penal en Nueva York.

Habrá comida, musica, y discusión sobre el futuro del sistema de justicia penal en Nueva York.