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Parole Justice & Survivor Justice: Expanding Pathways to Hope, Healing & Accountability Press Conference - Shared screen with speaker view
laura whitehorn
13:53
Good morning, all - we will make noise later!!
RAPP Campaign
25:42
Thank you, Luz. Thank you so much.
Pedal Miranda RAPP (they/them)
25:59
LOVE YOU LUZ. Thank you.
Min, Dr. Victoria Phillips- Ms. V
26:22
1000% agree Bless you for sharing your truth
Noel Casey
26:42
Luz you are a warrior. You will help change this world!
laura whitehorn
26:46
Survivors Town Hall: http://rappcampaign.com/wp-content/uploads/Survivors-Town-Hall-Flyer1.pdf
RAPP Campaign
26:53
Register here for the town hall: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_u9-4lXzoRN2HYmckYwwAiA
Min, Dr. Victoria Phillips- Ms. V
27:02
Ase
Jolene Russ
27:02
Yes Luz, yes!! Thank you for articulating that! Punishment does not bring the difference our communities need.
Anique Edwards
27:07
Thank you !
Precious Bedell
27:20
Thank you for your courage and I wish you continued healing!
laura whitehorn
27:22
Thank you, Luz - courage and power!
Legacie Legacie
28:16
Yes and thank you Luz; I can relate to your story and it's a journey
Serena Liguori
31:33
Standing in support of all survivors of harm...powerful words here. Applauding crime victims who care so much.
RAPP Campaign
31:39
Thank you so much, Kathleen.
Pedal Miranda RAPP (they/them)
31:50
Thank you Kathleen. This is so powerful.
laura whitehorn
32:05
Thank you, Kathleen!
Jolene Russ
32:39
You are awesome Kathleen. Thank you for your voice and perspective!
RAPP Campaign
32:40
I’m so sorry Mr. Ryan. RIP Duriel
Chel Miller (they/them) NYSCASA
32:53
^^^ yes Luz!
Chel Miller (they/them) NYSCASA
34:11
Hey Luz! <3
Chel Miller (they/them) NYSCASA
34:19
Love to all of the survivors here. I see you.
laura whitehorn
34:36
Yes, Melissa. We love and appreciate you and are so grateful for your work and your words
Noel Casey
34:53
so much love to you Melissa!
Devone Nash
35:24
Melissa is the reason I get up each day to fight. thank You
Pedal Miranda RAPP (they/them)
35:46
Thank you Melissa <3
RAPP Campaign
35:50
Thank you, Melissa. Thank you so much.
RAPP Campaign
35:55
And hi to your beautiful cat =)
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
35:57
thank you Melissa for powerful words- violence does not end violence
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
36:23
Kathleen we fire each other up.
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
38:40
thank you for all your work Senator Salazar
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
41:11
WORD, the journey to speaking truth demands that we talk about whats next
laura whitehorn
42:09
And all of us who spent years in prison know that prisons themselves create and increase violence of all kinds. On every level.
RAPP Campaign
42:35
Thank you, Senator. Thank you for your truth, and for your support.
laura whitehorn
43:25
Much gratitude to Senators Salazar and Biaggi. We appreciate and value your support for these efforts!
Precious Bedell
43:44
Senators, thank you for your support!
Alessandra Biaggi
44:54
Thank you so much and thank you for having me.
Jolene Russ
45:03
Thank you Sen. Biaggi!! These 2 bills combined with HALT synergize eath other by valuing a person rehabilitative works and offer people in prison real pathways to hope...
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
45:37
yessss S.O.U.L much love !!! send my regards to Wakumi
Serena Liguori
45:58
Thank you Sen. Biaggi, women survivors of incarceration thank you!
Alessandra Biaggi
46:48
Thank you, Serena.
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
48:23
Senator Biaggi so honored by your words as a survivor and a leader in NYS!! Happy to be in struggle
Precious Bedell
48:37
Anique, you’re amazing. Thank you! To be young gifted and Black resonates in your words!
Anique Edwards
48:57
Love bell hooks
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
48:58
Anique, THANK AND HONOR TO YOU. We are Ubuntu!!
laura whitehorn
49:16
Yes, TeAna! And Anique - thank you.
RAPP Campaign
49:29
Freedom and free love.
Anique Edwards
49:34
Thank you!
Pedal Miranda RAPP (they/them)
51:06
<3
RAPP Campaign
51:11
Luz is our guiding light!
Legacie Legacie
51:12
Luz send me the link for the Townhall on the 27th here's my email legacies247@outlook.com
Serena Liguori
51:15
Standing with all survivors, thank you for sharing so bravely.
laura whitehorn
51:57
Link for the TOWN HALL: http://rappcampaign.com/wp-content/uploads/Survivors-Town-Hall-Flyer1.pdf
Chel Miller (they/them) NYSCASA
52:11
Registration link for the town hall: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_u9-4lXzoRN2HYmckYwwAiA
laura whitehorn
52:18
Register HERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_u9-4lXzoRN2HYmckYwwAiA
Serena Liguori
52:23
9 out of 10 women behind bars are often survivors of serious violence
Legacie Legacie
53:30
Thank you
Julia Salazar she/her
55:41
Thank you Yuh-line for leading compassion and modeling vulnerability for all of us
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
55:49
Yuh- Line Nion thank you and glad to be on this journey
Thomas Kearney
57:01
Fine: $25...…..Court Fee: $250...…????????
Serena Liguori
57:11
Thank you AM Line Niou, your words resonate so deeply with us, thank you for being both a survivor and champion for justice.
laura whitehorn
57:15
Thank you, AM Niou - your heart and courage show, and encourage us
Anique Edwards
57:25
Thank you for that talk
Thomas Kearney
58:29
+1
Yuh-LineNiou
58:32
thank you for all the community and solidarity.
Min, Dr. Victoria Phillips- Ms. V
58:34
THANK YOU I fight for something I have never seen, “justice”.
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
59:00
Sharon White-Harrigan thanks for your strong words
Yuh-LineNiou
59:39
This is right. thank you Sharon.
Min, Dr. Victoria Phillips- Ms. V
59:54
Speak truth to power
Jolene Russ
01:00:39
Sharon THANK YOU for speaking this truth...
RAPP Campaign
01:00:41
That’s right!
Legacie Legacie
01:01:35
what's the name of her organization?
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
01:02:02
YESSSSS!!!
RAPP Campaign
01:02:03
Women’s Community Justice Association
Ashley C. Sawyer, she/her - Girls for Gender Equity
01:02:04
yes! Thank you for saying it Ms. Sharon
Anique Edwards
01:02:12
Amen. The African diaspora was created from trauma
Legacie Legacie
01:02:15
Yes & Amen
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
01:02:29
yessss, Black Lives
laura whitehorn
01:02:46
Women's Community Justice Association (WCJA)
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
01:02:52
to women, girls, femmes and all gender expression
RAPP Campaign
01:03:04
Thank you, Ms. Sharon! Thank you so so much.
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
01:03:05
Abolition always
Noel Casey
01:03:06
preach Sharon! a word
Legacie Legacie
01:03:11
Thank you
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
01:03:23
I am fired up Sharon
Anique Edwards
01:03:28
^
RAPP Campaign
01:03:36
That’s right!
RAPP Campaign
01:03:39
Thank you!!!!
Yuh-LineNiou
01:03:39
LET’S GO!
Noel Casey
01:03:40
yes!!!
Serena Liguori
01:03:41
Yes Sharon!!!!! YES we stand with you. That's right. We are here together with you!!!
laura whitehorn
01:03:42
Remember this morning when I said we would make noise later? Here it is - GREAT NOISE!!!!
Legacie Legacie
01:03:45
Preach Miss Sharon!!!! Yes & same to you
Serena Liguori
01:03:45
YESSSS!!!
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
01:04:11
thank you Sharon- thank you for that gift we are ubuntu
Pedal Miranda RAPP (they/them)
01:04:14
We are with you Ms. Sharon!!! YES
Serena Liguori
01:08:48
That's correct...it's prolific in prisons for women.
Yuh-LineNiou
01:09:14
Ms. Sharon…you are power. thank you.
Thomas Kearney
01:09:20
https://msmagazine.com/2020/04/23/sexual-violence-in-womens-prisons-reaches-constitutional-proportions-will-lawmakers-step-in/
Yuh-LineNiou
01:09:32
Chel, appreciate your very needed breakdown and thank you for your story.
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
01:09:42
Chel thank you for bringing all survivors in the the space
Thomas Kearney
01:09:56
Womxn in prison are 30x more likely to be raped than others
laura whitehorn
01:11:05
Thank you, Chel!
Anique Edwards
01:11:06
Thank you for your words
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
01:12:09
Go GGE!!!! thank you for all your work to give Black girls and LGBTGNC Youth the world they deserve
Legacie Legacie
01:14:06
Thank you all: this is great; sorry I have to leave right now doctor's appointment for a scists that was found a week ago just keep me in prayer and I love you all!!! In solidarity until we are all free!!! Thank you
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
01:14:29
thank you and until we are free
laura whitehorn
01:14:38
Love back at you! Be well
Serena Liguori
01:14:39
That's right Survivors Behind Bars are Absolutely not an and/or check box.
Precious Bedell
01:15:12
Yes, Serena!!!
Precious Bedell
01:15:40
Thank you Ashley
Anique Edwards
01:15:53
That was great Ashley
Ashley C. Sawyer, she/her - Girls for Gender Equity
01:16:25
Thank you all
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
01:16:42
so proud to be in the same space with Survived and Punished!!! much love and thank you for all your work
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
01:18:15
please drop the link
Serena Liguori
01:18:16
YES Release Criminalized Survivors!!!!
Ashley C. Sawyer, she/her - Girls for Gender Equity
01:18:59
wow.
Precious Bedell
01:19:02
Deema, You Rock.
Noel Casey
01:19:31
that is such a powerful piece of knowledge!!
Luz Marquez Benbow/She
01:19:47
thank you Deema and you are fine!!
laura whitehorn
01:20:07
Totally true. And every minute you are aware that you a re vulnerable to sexual assault of all kinds from staff.
Serena Liguori
01:21:02
Yes it is!
laura whitehorn
01:21:15
Yes! And it is traumatic, even years later.
Serena Liguori
01:22:05
And being put in a large open showers for lice spray in reception at prisons with dozens of naked women...feeling ashamed and exposed to dozens of officers and women. This is sexual violence.
RAPP Campaign
01:22:14
That’s right. Free Bubba, free them all!
Precious Bedell
01:22:15
The trump never leaves, dreams of being naked in an isolated area by a guard is ever lasting!
laura whitehorn
01:22:22
Deema!! SO much love and respect. You bring everything to this struggle.
Kathleen Pequeno
01:22:22
This lineup of speakers has been fierce, I’ve been inspired and reminded of what really matters. Thank you all so much, Luz, Melissa, Anique, Chel, Ashley, Deema and Sharon. And thanks to Sen Salazar, Sen Biaggi and Rep Niou for being here. See you in the Community and Leg meetings!
Serena Liguori
01:22:22
Thank you for speaking to this and naming the sexual violence women behind bars survive.
Ashley C. Sawyer, she/her - Girls for Gender Equity
01:22:28
Thank you Deema
Pedal Miranda RAPP (they/them)
01:22:29
Thank you Deema, and Survived and Punished.