Join the Coalition for Women Prisoners on Wednesday, June 5 in Albany as we advocate for:
• the Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act (A.4314-A/S.3337-A)
• a ban on the shackling of incarcerated pregnant women
When: Wednesday, June 5, 2013
Where: Legislative Office Bldg., Albany, NY
To participate in Advocacy Day you must attend one of the below trainings:
Thursday, May 2nd, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Monday, May 13th, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Friday, May 24th, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Trainings will be held at the Correctional Association:
2090 Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd., (between 124 & 125 streets) 2nd fl.
(Take the A/B/C/D or 2/3 trains to 125 Street)
More information about the day and how to sign up for a bus seat will be available during the training.
For more information, contact Jacqueline Velez at (212) 254-5700, ext. 336 or email jvelez[@]correctionalassociation.org
Watch clips from a past Advocacy Day
Coalition member and survivor Sharon Richardson, Coalition Associate Stacey Thompson, and Women in Prison Project Assistant Jacqueline Velez share inspirational words.
Kim Dadou, a survivor, shares her experience with the criminal justice system at the press conference.
DVSJA Sponsor Assemblymember Jeffrion Aubry addresses advocates.