22 Apr Press Release: Crime Victims, Survivor Advocates, Formerly Incarcerated Advocates, and Legislators from across NY State Hold Virtual Press Conference for Parole Reform
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 22, 2021
CONTACT: Teana Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org; 518-847-5497); Jared Chausow (email@example.com; 650-814-0565)
During National Crime Victims Rights Week, Crime Victims, Survivor Advocates, Formerly Incarcerated Advocates, and Legislators from across NY State Hold Virtual Press Conference for Parole Reform
Participants highlighted intersections of parole justice and survivor justice.
NEW YORK — Today, as part of National Crime Victims Week, crime victims, survivor advocacy groups, criminal justice reform advocates, formerly incarcerated advocates with the People’s Campaign for Parole Justice, and lawmakers from across New York State held a virtual press conference as part of their Parole Justice & Survivor Justice: Expanding Pathways to Hope, Healing and Accountability Advocacy Day to call for parole reform. Speakers made survivor-centered and trauma-informed arguments for expanding pathways to hope, healing, and accountability through passage of the Elder Parole and Fair & Timely Parole bills.