Juneteenth Actions across NY State

  Rochester News 10: http://www.whec.com/news/organizers-push-for-bail-reform-on-freedom-day/4955391/ CITY Newspaper: https://www.rochestercitynewspaper.com/rochester/juneteenth-protests-to-highlight-police-bail-and-trial-reform/Content?oid=6872366 WXXI (NPR Affiliate): http://wxxinews.org/post/juneteenth-protest-will-call-bail-reform Capital District WNYT 13: http://wnyt.com/news/protesters-demand-an-end-to-monetary-bail-albany/4955951/ New York City AM New York: https://www.amny.com/news/juneteenth-nyc-1.19289799 Hudson Valley Mid Hudson News: http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2018/June/20/bail_sys_prot-20Jun18.html

Innocent and Behind Bars

Why Does Our Justice System Fight So Hard to Keep Innocent People Behind Bars? Mark Godsey was a “prosecutor’s prosecutor” who didn’t think there were any innocent people in prison. Then he began supervising his law school’s Innocence Project, and realized his assumptions were all wrong.   By Joshua Holland    

NYS Criminal Justice Reform News

03/2014: Hampden County, Massachusetts breaks the cycle of incarceration by ensuring that inmates get high-quality health care in and out of jail. https://www.healthaffairs.org/doi/full/10.1377/hlthaff.2013.1396 5/2014: Pre-Release and Reentry Services (PRRS), a division of Montgomery County’s Department of Correction and Rehabilitation, facilitates the transition between incarceration and release. Eligible offenders may serve Read more…