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Suburban Leaders for Racial Justice & Parole Justice Press Conference - Shared screen with speaker view
TeAna Taylor
17:16
Thank you, Elmer!
Serena Liguori
20:38
Congratulations AM Solages!!!
Serena Liguori
24:32
LI'ers believe in transformation and second chances for elders.
David George
24:42
Thank you for being a champion for parole justice.
Laura Whitehorn
25:00
We appreciate your clarity and commitment to NY communities, AM Solages.
Serena Liguori
26:44
Parole justice IS Racial justice. This is a an opportunity
Serena Liguori
27:18
LI is changin
RAPP Campaign
28:21
Thank you for your leadership, Chair Solages!
Laura Whitehorn
28:27
So true, AM Solages. If people talk about racial justice, it’s time to do something to achieve it. #ParoleJusticeNYRacialJustice!
Serena Liguori
28:39
That's correct, that's how we keep us all safer.
David George
29:15
Thank you, Assembly Member!
Serena Liguori
29:52
Thank you for your fearless leadership for Black and Brown communities across Long Island and elders dying behind bars without these needed measures.
Laura Whitehorn
30:32
Join Luz and so many more tomorrow in NYC to march for #ParoleJusticeNY: http://rappcampaign.com/wp-content/uploads/June-5-March-for-Parole-Justice.pdf
David George
30:41
Yes!
David George
32:15
Here is a memo on why parole justice is survivor justice https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xh9yFaOAhjbvhx1MnTToT7TkleVjXnN-/view?usp=sharing
Serena Liguori
33:05
We stand with all survivors.
TeAna Taylor
33:11
Thank you, Luz! Us families of incarcerated people appreciate you seeing their humanity and survivor hood!
Laura Whitehorn
33:17
Yes, Luz!! We will march together, strong as AM Solages said we are.
Serena Liguori
34:13
Thank you for standing in support of survivors behind bars, elder women in Bedford Hills Corr. Facility AM Burdick. We often felt totally forgotten, we are grateful for your support for women.
TeAna Taylor
34:16
Survivors and incarcerated people are not two distinct groups. Many incarcerated people are survivors of violence themselves. Thanks again, Luz!
RAPP Campaign
34:21
Please see a memo on why parole justice is survivor justice https://drive.google.com/file/d/1xh9yFaOAhjbvhx1MnTToT7TkleVjXnN-/view?usp=sharing
Serena Liguori
35:16
We know so many elders have transformed and deserve the opportunity to be considered for parole, not automatic release. That's right AM Burdick.
Luz Benbow
36:31
much love mi gente!!! we will continue to grow and make this happen. yes, survivors and incarcerated people are not different people- many times we are in the same body or in some instances, we are made vulnerable by losing families members to incarceration leaving children and young people on their own
RAPP Campaign
36:36
Thank you Assembly Member Burdick for your dedication to justice!
Serena Liguori
36:39
Thank you for your ongoing leadership AM Burdick, happy pride month for all inside and outside of prisons and jails.
Laura Whitehorn
37:13
Thank you so much, AM Burdick. You and AM Solages give us so much hope in our elected officials.
Chris Burdick Assemblymember
37:33
My apologies that I need to leave for another obligation. Keep up the advocacy! Don't let up a second!!
Luz Benbow
38:44
we are with you brother Daryl and thank your for honoring us with your truth
Luz Benbow
38:50
I see you brother
Laura Whitehorn
40:58
We love and appreciate you, Daryl - such an important voice.
Elmer Flores
41:23
Agreed Daryl, sending you tons of love and support.
Luz Benbow
41:28
thank you Daryl
Jeannette Bocanegra
41:31
Our communities are resilient, we need to invest and prepare communities to care and reintergrate our love ones returning home. We need to start reallocating resources NOW- Defund fear community investment.
Serena Liguori
41:37
Thank you Daryl, you give so much to the community now that you are home. Welcome home.
Serena Liguori
42:45
Janice we are so proud of your completion of the leadership program EMERGE at New Hour!!
Luz Benbow
43:31
Indeed Sista Janice Lee- we are each others reflection. I am so with you Sis
Elmer Flores
43:54
Sending you tons of love + support, Janice. We’re here with you, RAPP + New Hour and all of us collectively are a family <3
Laura Whitehorn
45:08
Janice, you are an inspiration to all of us. Thank you for speaking out and advocating for all women and all people in prison.
Jeannette Bocanegra
45:56
Peace & Blessings -Justice for Families stands in solidarity with everyone.
Serena Liguori
47:26
Justice for Families supports families with incarcerated loved ones internationally. Thank you Jeannette for joining us!
Jeannette Bocanegra
47:38
Janice you are amazing!!! Continue speaking truth to power.
Serena Liguori
48:10
We know elder women and men who have survived prisons give back and support their children and grandchildren when they are granted parole. Let's give everyone a chance to be a part of our community.
Serena Liguori
49:14
Janice, you are a leader and inspiration...all people behind bars deserve a second chance.
Laura Whitehorn
49:28
Love you, Janice!!!
Luz Benbow
50:01
thank you Janice for sharing your story and honoring us with your truth
Serena Liguori
50:14
That's right Elmer, RAPP consistently supports creating communities and keeping us all safer.
Jeannette Bocanegra
50:38
I’m honored to be along side of you…. fighting the good fight. SERENA LIGUORI. ABRAZOS Guerrera
Serena Liguori
52:00
Siempre abrazos Jeannette!!! We will keep fighting for justice and calling for an end to death behind bars for the overwhelming majority of Black and Brown people languishing there.
Elmer Flores (he/him)
56:40
Apologies and thanks for the correction :) For attendees reference: Elder Reginald Benjamin of ABBA Leadership Center
Serena Liguori
57:44
Elder Reggie Benjamin, you are an inspiration to our community. My family has benefitted from your support. Thank you for standing up for communities of color and all communities across Long Island.
Elmer Flores (he/him)
58:21
Elder Reggie Benjamin was one of 44+ supporting faith leaders, churches, synagogues and congregations across Long Island to support our faith based letter of support for the Parole Justice bills.
Serena Liguori
58:27
ABBA Ministries supplies needed support for hundreds of families impacted by incarceration across Long Island.
Laura Whitehorn
59:57
Parole Justice is Racial Justice: fact sheet - http://rappcampaign.com/wp-content/uploads/Parole-Justice-is-Racial-Justice.pdf
Laura Whitehorn
01:01:16
True, Elder Benjamin! #ParoleJusticeNY makes sense and will help bring justice to NYS
Laura Whitehorn
01:04:47
Wonderful words and passion. Please join us tomorrow to march for these principles! http://rappcampaign.com/wp-content/uploads/June-5-March-for-Parole-Justice.pdf
Serena Liguori
01:05:27
Thank you Elder Benjamin