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Women's History Month Press Conference for Incarcerated Women - Shared screen with speaker view
Donna Robinson
04:30
Anitria, I am so glad to see you on zoom
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
10:11
Welcome all!
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
11:04
Welcome AM Clark!
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
11:32
Thanks for joining us!
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
12:05
Hey Anisah!!!
MARVIN MAYFIELD
15:04
SIGN THE BILL!
RAPP Campaign
15:11
We’re live on Facebook: https://fb.watch/4srCk4j96s/
lauren Wolf
15:43
Sign the bill
MARVIN MAYFIELD
15:56
Thank you AM De La Rosa, you are the truth!
Sammie Werkheiser
16:00
Thank you for lifting the voices of the women at Bedford Hills Correctional Facility. Governor Cuomo, please sign the bill!!!!
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
16:23
Thanks for being here Sammie!
laura whitehorn
16:46
Thank you for all that you do
Donna Robinson
16:57
<3<3<3 your advocacy is astounding Assemblywoman Carmen DeLaRosa
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
17:10
AM De La Rosa thank you for your support of us!
Sammie Werkheiser
17:37
#lindacampanelli
Donna Robinson
17:39
Yes, and that is heartbreaking
Donna Robinson
18:11
Sign Our Bills and #FreeOurMatriarchs
laura whitehorn
18:31
WE STAND FOR HER WE FIGHT FOR WE ARE HER
laura whitehorn
19:14
THANK YOU
Sammie Werkheiser
19:45
THANK YOU!!!! <3 Thank you for GOING and SEEING and WITNESSING and telling the truth!
MARVIN MAYFIELD
20:07
The Brothers are with the Sisters too !
Donna Robinson
20:20
Living in deplorable conditions with vermin and insects that are a hazard to any one’s health
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
20:35
Thank you Marvin, our brothers too!!!
Sammie Werkheiser
20:43
Thank you for visiting our sisters upstate!!!
Donna Robinson
21:02
We need our brothers support, thank you King Marvin Mayfield
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
21:15
Thank you for joining Laquita, EMERGE grads in the house
laura whitehorn
22:19
Thank you for all that you do
Donna Robinson
22:20
Albion is an industrial complex. They are dying from OD’s more than COVID.
Donna Robinson
23:04
That is purposely done to keep us separated from our loved ones
Sammie Werkheiser
24:13
Please know that your visits boost the morale of the women. They are proud to report on them. THANK YOU.
Donna Robinson
25:24
You are threatened to be put in SHU by some CO’s because you ware talking too loud, smh that ain’t right
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
26:27
That's right Donna!
Sammie Werkheiser
26:43
<3 Val
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
27:23
Rest in power Val
laura whitehorn
27:32
Elder Parole s.15/A.3475
MARVIN MAYFIELD
27:59
Fair and Timely will save lives....incarcerated lives matter!
Donna Robinson
28:20
^^^^^
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
28:44
COVID has created the very worst conditions behind bars for mothers.
Donna Robinson
29:29
Breakdown of the family structure which leaves the children to fend for themselves
Donna Robinson
30:58
Don’t let NYS deny our children of their future , PASS OUR BILLS, stop the generational curse
Jared Chausow
31:08
Let’s do it!
Donna Robinson
31:42
15 hours would cause him to cause another scandal
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
32:00
We can ask our lawmakers who visited if Albion had hot water...
Jane Matchak
32:22
There is a deep connection between the allegations against Cuomo and his broken promise to grant clemency to incarcerated victims of gendered violence.
Donna Robinson
33:17
Thank you as my bonus daughter said, If she could get dental care she can live without hot water. It shouldn’t have to be a choice
barbara allan
34:23
Thank you in behalf of Prison Families who are doing their time on the outside.
Donna Robinson
35:34
Yaaas, Barbara when our loved ones are in prison we are in prison and this is HELL, prison is the PANDEMIC
Jared Chausow
35:37
Thank you for speaking out Ms Lee!
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
35:44
Thank you prison families anonymous for supporting all of us! Families are impacted!
Donna Robinson
36:33
Bless you all returned to fight for the ones you loved and left behind
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
36:47
As a practioner we are grateful for your perspective on Bedford AM Reyes!
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
39:32
Thank you AM Reyes, we agree!
Roslyn Smith
40:37
And infested with mice
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
41:03
No masks for weeks on end.
Donna Robinson
41:04
Mice are committing suicide it’s so bad
Donna Robinson
41:38
They are the source of a lot of ilk behind the wall
Roslyn Smith
41:55
You hit it right on the head, they were told to reuse the mask by flipping it over
Jane Matchak
42:22
The feedback we’ve received from folks captive in Rikers has unanimously said officers don’t wear masks, no social distancing is in place, and officers frequently ‘forget’ to provide clean masks for inside folks
Roslyn Smith
43:23
They are isolated like in she, wee used to be able to visit and take them to the yard but they stopped that. They are very lonely and depressed
Donna Robinson
43:40
They need hope and the confirmation that they are not forgotten about- PASS ELDER PAROLE, FAIR & TIMELY PAROLE Free Ms.DeJesus, Marguerite Bork, and others
Jared Chausow
44:16
Thank you Assembly Member!
Donna Robinson
44:50
CLOSE RIKERS it is an ALCATRAZ
Jada Shannon
44:52
thank you
Traci Bowman
45:29
Thank you
Donna Robinson
45:39
Thank you AM Reyes for your fight, just keep flexing
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
46:20
We appreciate you as the only man in the room, thank you for caring about our sisters behind bars AM Meeks!
Donna Robinson
47:26
Bless your queens to have a king to stand up for them and show compassion for the struggle
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
47:35
Families and loved ones are treating horribly often when they visit.
Donna Robinson
48:48
There are welders there in Albion, when they come home they can’t get that job
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
49:19
over 2 years to see the GYN, this is inhumane.
Roslyn Smith
49:20
Speak the truth!!
Sarah Clark
49:30
the welders was upsetting to see- knowing what an amazing career that could be
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
49:31
Period Justice doesn't happen behind bars
Donna Robinson
49:43
I have to supply my daughter with PADS
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
49:46
Dentists pull teeth, they don't do fillings
MARVIN MAYFIELD
50:35
I sat in a dark solitary cage and felt completely abandoned. To know that there is someone who is advocating for you, is the difference between life and death. Thank you to all our elected officials for making these visits and restoring hope.
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
50:52
Trans people are treated so horribly behind bars, thank you for raising this AM Meeks
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
51:17
That's right, I had a tooth pulled that could have been a filling.
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
51:41
We are so sorry for your pain Marvin, we are grateful you are with us now.
Donna Robinson
52:05
They keep placing this person in SHU, from Bedford to Albion and will be returned to Bedford and placed in SHU
Roslyn Smith
53:02
Thank you Assembly member Meeks, you saw the truth and know the challenges women face in prison. We appreciate your support
Jared Chausow
53:25
Thank you Assembly Member Meeks for your advocacy and diligence
MARVIN MAYFIELD
53:31
I’m the one who is grateful for this space and comrades
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
54:40
That's so true Priscilla
Donna Robinson
54:53
AM Meeks, GOD bless you up here in WNY
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
54:55
Albion has the highest rates of abuse of women by officers
Donna Robinson
57:16
This is Klan Country, the conditions in Albion are not conducive to rehab. It is an Industrial Complex, a warehouse for slaves who make 60cents and hour to make grills, bottle hand sanitizer and other products that NYS Gov. brags about
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
57:45
They withheld napkins on purpose to be punitive.
Jared Chausow
58:42
Thank you Eileen for speaking out. That’s so terrible what they did to you.
Donna Robinson
58:49
Unthinkable that they recycle the period stained underwear to the transponder people, now that’s disgusting
Jane Matchak
59:07
Carceral facilities are truly not designed to see if you can be rehabilitated. They are designed to see if you will die.
Donna Robinson
59:41
*transgender
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
59:45
Agree Donna!
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
01:01:26
YEs we need to pass Fair & Timely and Elder Parole THIS SESSION
Stanley Martin
01:01:48
This is all so inspiring and moving, thank you all so much for sharing and advocating for our women
Donna Robinson
01:02:43
Our ILC leaders are being retaliated against for speaking out against the injustices. We need to protect their freedom of speech
Sammie Werkheiser
01:04:22
I love you Blue.
Elmer Flores (he/him/él)
01:04:27
We stan and love you Anitria <3
Christine Gelabert
01:04:49
There IS strength in our numbers! Advocacy is a long process and it can be heartbreaking at times because it does take decades at times to get to our goals. I've been at this work for over 35 yrs. So trust me when I tell you it is SO worth it to hang tough~WE CAN DO what we need to. XOXO ❤
Donna Robinson
01:05:48
Christine, you have a testimony, thanks for the encouragement
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
01:06:05
Visiting supports mental health!
Donna Robinson
01:06:26
Yaas, Serena
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
01:06:38
Deb Pretlow, bring her home! Linda Alfini too! Marie Arena!
Sammie Werkheiser
01:07:48
Joan Suarrcy age 71. Antoinette Baldasari age 73.
MARVIN MAYFIELD
01:07:50
So amazingly poignant, Anitria!
Robert Majors
01:08:02
Very inspirational for those unaware of what goes on behind those walls
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
01:08:05
So powerful Anitria thank you!!!!
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
01:08:39
Substance abuse programs behind bars are not available in a comprehensive way.
Donna Robinson
01:08:39
<3<3>3 Anitria, stay well and safe beloved
Roslyn Smith
01:08:41
THANK YOU BLUE
Robert Majors
01:09:07
Thank you blue
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
01:09:16
Thank you Roz, Blue, Sherika, Casey, Janice, Eileen for speaking out and for your bravery.
Donna Robinson
01:10:01
^^^^
Serena L. (she/her/hers)-New Hour
01:10:15
With 1165 women behind bars in NYS, let's support Elder parole and Fair & Timely to support parole equity.
Sarah Clark
01:11:30
thank you all for bravely sharing your stories!
Sammie Werkheiser
01:11:51
Thank you New Hour for your compassion for women!!!!!!!
RAPP Campaign
01:11:53
Thank you, Serena and all the speakers!
Maria Perez
01:11:54
Please pass Elder Parole and Fair & Timely to Support Parole Equity.
Donna Robinson
01:12:07
We appreciate all that u do ReRE
Maria Perez
01:12:09
Governor Cuomo, sign the HALT bill