Re-imagining Incarceration: Ending Wasted Tax Dollars at the Nassau County Correctional Center

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!

Image result for The exterior of the Nassau County Correctional Center in East Meadow, shown on Dec. 25, 2011. Photo Credit: Daniel Brennan

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

Where: YES Community Counseling Center 152 Center Lane, Levittown NY 11756

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

Sponsoring organizations:

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

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