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#ParoleJusticeNY Advocacy Day

As part of National Crime Victims Week, join victim & survivor advocates with the People’s Campaign for Parole Justice for an advocacy day in support of #ParoleJusticeNY & expanding pathways to hope, healing, and accountability. RSVP: bit.ly/april-22-advocacy-day

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NY State Assembly Correction Committee Passes The Fair & Timely Parole Act

“If signed into law, the Fair & Timely Parole Act would ensure that parole release decisions are based on who incarcerated people are today. It would also mean that people like my father, who will one day go before New York’s Parole Board, will actually receive a fair chance at release.” Read TeAna’s full statement here.

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The People’s Campaign for Parole Justice 2021 Platform Launch

The People’s Campaign for Parole Justice will launch our 2021 platform this Thursday, January 14th. The event will include speakers currently incarcerated in New York State prisons whose lives depend on parole reform, and New York State lawmakers who are championing the platform in Albany. The Platform includes demanding passage of the Elder Parole bill and Fair & Timely Parole Act, and achieving a fair and fully staffed Parole Board.

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