On Wednesday 11.4.2015 the Interfaith Center of New York hosted a flotilla of faith leaders involved in supporting former incarceree and detainee re-entry into society. Commissioner of the NYC Department of Corrections, Joseph Ponte was joined by two graduates of the Harlem Community Justice Center’s...
JAC Letter to Board 11.2.2015 - Rulemaking
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November 2, 2015
Stanley Brezenoff, Chair
Members of the Board of Correction
1 Centre Street, Room 2213
New York, NY 10007
Dear Chair Brezenoff and Members of the Board:
We write in response to the Testimony of Commissioner...
We call on you, Mayor de Blasio, Governor Cuomo and Department of Correction Commissioner Ponte to immediately shut down Rikers Island. It is a factory of human rights abuses that cannot be reformed. The Department of Correction has created a system that enables widespread physical...