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Two years after the New York City Council voted to shut down Rikers Island by 2026, the notorious jail complex still houses more than 6,000 people. With the closure delayed until 2027, the effort remains a complex endeavor fraught with logistical challenges and opposition from community leaders across the political spectrum.
Join us on Wednesday, October 13 at 1:30 PM for Closing Rikers Island: Challenges to Criminal Justice Reform for a conversation exploring New York City’s effort to not only close Rikers Island, but to reduce the city’s incarceration rate through the implementation of crime prevention efforts.