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NYC Mayoral Forum: Policing and Criminal Justice

June 20, 2013

Program Locations:

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes Auditorium

Co-sponsored by the Community Service Society, the Brotherhood/Sister Sol, The Nation, the Ethical Culture Society, the Police Reform Organizing Project, and the Schomburg Center, this mayoral candidates' forum will focus on such significant matters as: the merits and effectiveness of NYPD practices like stop and frisk, conditions on Riker’s Island, available re-entry services for formerly incarcerated persons, and the legal proceedings and culture that guide the operations of our courts.

NYC Mayoral Forum: Policing & Criminal Justice

Wednesday, June 19th 
8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Langston Hughes Auditorium
Schomburg Center, Harlem

Submit questions to the candidates in advance here!

All mayoral candidates have been invited to present their perspectives and to think about such vital concerns as public safety, civil liberties, and social and racial justice. The forum is open to all and free.

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