There is a common saying that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different result. Currently Nassau County tax dollars are invested in a failing incarceration system, which fosters recidivism, hopelessness and retribution. Imagine investing in rehabilitation, dignity and restoration of human potential!
Join the Nassau County Jail Advocates for a lively discussion:
When: Thursday, March 14th, 2019 Doors open at 6:15 PM Program starts at 6:30 PM
Guest Speaker: Lauren Jones, Senior Planner, Vera Institute of Justice
Refreshments will be served RSVP: DZantua@nyclu.org
The exterior of the Nassau County Correctional Center in East Meadow, shown on Dec. 25, 2011. Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan
YES Community Counseling Center, FIIRE – Formerly Incarcerated Individuals Redefining Equity, Social Justice Committee of the UU Congregation at Shelter Rock, Prison Families Anonymous, Inc., New York Communities for Change, Gender Equality New York (GENY),
New Hour for Women & Children – LI, New York Civil Liberties Union (Nassau County Chapter), Second Chance Re-entry, National Alliance for Mental Illness