NYC: End Mass Incarceration - Close Down Attica!
Sept. 14 * 7pm * Riverside Church, NYC
On the day following the 41st anniversary of the Attica massacre of courageous prisoners rising up against intolerable oppression, we come together to fight mass incarceration and to demand the closing of Attica as a symbolic commitment to the larger goal. We build on the powerful commemoration that took place last year at Riverside Church.
Join with us to hear a special panel on building a movement to end mass incarceration with:
Michelle Alexander, Angela Davis, Jazz Hayden, Marc Lamont Hill, and Cornel West.
Additional speakers: Pam Africa and Soffiyah Elijah. Video message from Juan Mendez.
MC: Asha Bandele, Panel moderator: Suzanne Ross
BOOK SIGNING AND LITERATURE TABLES: 5 – 7 pm
Michelle Alexander “The New Jim Crow”
Marc Lamont Hill “The Classroom & the Cell” written with Mumia Abu-Jamal
To purchase a ticket or for more information see below
Event will take place at Riverside Church
91 Claremont Ave (just N of 120 St.), New York City
Near number #1 train, 116th St. or 125 St stops
Click here to buy your tickets online from Riverside Church
To order by phone call: 212.870.6784
To pick up in person: go to the Riverside Church box office
Thurs – Sat. 4 – 8 pm, Sun 12 pm – 4 pm