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Parole Justice is Elder Justice Press Conference - Shared screen with speaker view
Donna Robinson
08:30
GOOD RISING COMRADES, GREAT TO BE HERE WITH YOU ESPECIALLY TODAY, LET’S STOP THE SHENANIGANS AND PASS THESE BILLS. OUR ELDERS ARE DYING EXPONENTIALLY, IT’S CRUNCH TIME
laura whitehorn
09:31
Good morning, all - so glad to be here with you.
Alexandra Bailey
10:00
So pleased to join you! -Alexandra Bailey (Sentencing Project)
Donna Robinson
11:42
THANK YOU LAURA FOR ALL YOUR SACRIFICE, AND CHECKING ON ME WHILE I WAS DOWN LIKE 4 FLAT TIRES
Jerome Wright
13:20
Yes, let’s get this “done in 202WON”...PASS THESE BILLS NOW!✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾
Donna Robinson
13:46
^^^^^^^
Lucia Alonso
14:02
Lets get it done!!! so happy to be here! -Lucia (Women’s Community Justice Association)
Serena Liguori
14:26
New Hour for Women & Children supports Parole Justice is Elder Justice!
laura whitehorn
14:28
We keep hearing from incarcerated elders who are watching closely and hoping with all heart that we pass these bills.
Donna Robinson
15:53
THESE BILLS WILL SEND OUR ELDERS BACK TO THEIR FAMILY AND COMMUNITY TO MENTOR THE FUTURE GENERATIONS, AND STOP THE GENERATIONAL CURSE OF MASS INCARCERATION
Alexandra Bailey
16:05
Everyone deserves a second look! RELEASE OUR ELDERS https://www.sentencingproject.org/publications/a-second-look-at-injustice/
janette colon
18:32
I'm so sorry for your loss and his family
Alice Sutter
18:37
So sorry for your loss Jose
Donna Robinson
19:03
THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF KINGS LIKE JOSE WHO DON’T DESERVE TO DIE BEHIND BARS. WE ARE LOSING THEM AT AN ASTRONOMICAL RATE. REST IN POWER OUR BELOVED BROTHERS & SISTERS. FREE THEM NOW
NORMA Merritt-Boyd
19:20
Yes,he past night before his release
Carol Ryan
20:13
So sorry.
Donna Robinson
20:59
NYS HAS FAILED OUR ELDERS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE WALL
Donna Robinson
22:06
THANK YOU RON FOR DOING THE RIGHT THING, OUR ELDERS APPLAUD YOU. DON’T BACK DOWN WE ARE WITH YOU
Katelyn Andrews
22:20
Thank you, Jose, for your testimony and AM Kim for your championing this work. LiveOn NY is proud to be here and work together to get these bills passed!
Alice Sutter
24:11
Thank you for talking sense, Ron Kim!!
janette colon
25:14
Thank you for sharing your story Jose. Your testimonies are always powerful and heartfelt. I am proud to be with RAPP and People's Campaign for Parole Justice
NORMA Merritt-Boyd
25:16
thank you
Carol Ryan
25:22
Thank you so much, Assemblyman Kim
laura whitehorn
25:51
Thank you, AM Kim, and yes, please, NYS Legislature, pass #ParoleJusticeNY
janette colon
25:54
Thank you AM Kim - you spoke TRUTH!
Donna Robinson
26:04
GIVE MINE TO ME, MY INCARCERATED LOVED ONE HAS A GRANDMOTHER, MOTHER, SIBLINGS CHILDREN, AND GRANDCHILDREN TO COME BACK TO. #FREETHEMALL
Alexandra Bailey
26:07
who do we tweet at right now?
Serena Liguori
26:50
Thank you Assemblymember Kim, we need to do better for our elders. Elder parole will support older women and men behind bars and will limit death by incarceration.
laura whitehorn
27:36
Alex: @CarlHeastie @AndreaSCousins
Rodney Holcombe
27:39
You can tweet/call/email lawmakers here: fwd.us/newyork
Donna Robinson
27:50
YES, DR. WILLIAMS, THIS IS TORTURE OF ELDERS AND MURDER
janette colon
30:12
Thank you Dr. Williams
NORMA Merritt-Boyd
30:27
my husband incarcerated 35 years now no parole until he's over 80!!
Donna Robinson
30:52
THAT AIN’T RIGHT
NORMA Merritt-Boyd
31:35
did not kill anyone either.
janette colon
33:15
I'm so sorry Norma
Donna Robinson
33:57
OUR LOVED ONES HAVE BEEN IN PRISON SINCE I WAS IN HIGH SCHOOL, I AM A SENIOR CITIZEN NOW- THAT’S CRAZY ON SO MANY LEVELS. NORMA, IT SHOULD NOT MATTER IF THE INDIVIDUAL IS REMORSEFUL AND HAS MADE CHANGES IN THEIR LIFE. MY HEART GOES OUT TO YOU NORMA AND OTHERS, SOME WHO HAVE NOT DONE ANYTHING. LIVING WHILE BLACK IS A CRIME
Donna Robinson
34:49
WE ARE DEMANDING IT!!!!!!
NORMA Merritt-Boyd
36:20
Yes Hamza! You made his day!
Serena Liguori
36:27
Kathy is incredible...we saw so many elder women die behind bars...this will continue without change and repair of a broken parole system that does not value transformation.
janette colon
37:01
That is true!!! People are turning a blind eye to what's happening to our loved ones.
Donna Robinson
37:36
I DIDN’T EITHER, UNTIL MY DAUGHTER BECAME INCARCERATED AND FACING 15 TO LIFE AND IS NOW 45 Y.O. THANK YOU LILLIAN BARRIOS PAOLI FOR WAKING UP THE MASSES
NORMA Merritt-Boyd
37:48
Thank you much! Dr. Paoli
janette colon
38:16
Thank you Dr. Paoli
laura whitehorn
38:52
Yes, Kathy has been at the heart of RAPP on all fronts. And you responded!
Precious Bedell
39:46
Thank you Ruth Finkelstein for you support
janette colon
40:26
Sure
janette colon
40:43
I can't see myself on the screen. LOL
Donna Robinson
41:29
SO MANY LIKE OUR BELOVED KATHY BOUDIN ARE A TESTAMENT TO RELEASING AGING PROPLE IN PRISON. THE CREAM ALWAYS RISES TO THE TOP, BUT THEIR STORIES ARE NOT LIFTED IN THE MEDIA. I SALUTE YOU ALL
Serena Liguori
42:42
Janette we support you!
Pedal Miranda RAPP (they/them)
43:45
<3
Alexandra Bailey
44:03
We understand
Pedal Miranda RAPP (they/them)
44:06
Love you Janette
Alexandra Bailey
44:07
take your time
Jared Chausow
44:19
We love you Janette
TeAna Taylor
44:20
We are here for you, Jeanette!
TeAna Taylor
44:22
<3
Serena Liguori
44:35
We hear you...you are an incredible survivor as a family member. We support you.
Donna Robinson
45:00
THE PAROLE BOARD IS A FAIL AT BEST. THEY ARE UNDERSTAFFED AND STEEPED IN LAW ENFORCEMENT WHO RUBBER STAMP “DENIAL” BASED ON THE ONE THING THAT NEVER CHANGES- THE COMMISSION OF THE CRIME.
Kerry Gant
45:09
We are with you and I appreciate you speaking on behalf of me and my husband as well! I am here with you with the same passion!
TeAna Taylor
45:12
We support you, Janette!
Mark Shervington
45:14
We are so glad to have you with us Janette
Billy Freeland
45:49
Thank you Janette, and all the panelists. This has been such a powerful event.
Donna Robinson
46:04
JANETTE YOU ARE A QUEEN, FIX YOUR CROWN AND KEEP SPEAKING YOUR TRUTH<3
Eve Rosahn
46:23
You are a great spokeswoman for your husband and everyone inside who needs parole justice. Thank you!
Alice Sutter
47:05
Thank you Janette for your passionate sharing
Donna Robinson
47:23
NYS DEPT OF CORRUPTION IS PREDICATED ON PERPETUAL PUNISHMENT. THEY ARE PUNISHING NOT ONLY THEM BUT US, THE FAMILIES WAITING FOR OUR LOVED ONES
Alexandra Bailey
47:42
Stay strong. We will fight for you!
Precious Bedell
47:50
Jannette, so much respect for you and your commitment to continue to fight for your husband’s release. Families are the ties that binds the lives of incarcerated people to our communities.
Claudia Huerta
47:58
Thank you Janette for your powerful words, we’re so lucky to have you in this fight!
laura whitehorn
48:02
Your voice will push this forward, Janette. Thank you. We need you.
Donna Robinson
48:06
<3<3<3 JEANETTE
Hope Johnson
48:14
Thank you so much Janette
Kerry Gant
48:20
Thank YOU Janette!!
Noel Casey
48:36
Janette you are amazing! thank you for your heart and passion
Jose Saldana
48:40
+++++Janette
NORMA Merritt-Boyd
48:41
Let the powers that deny this Bill spend a day as an inmate. Maybe they'd care and understand this dark hole
Donna Robinson
49:38
NORMA, THEY WILL GET THEIR DAY AND WISH THAT THEY HAD SUPPORTED. THEY ARE GOING TO PRISON MORE NOW THAN EVER
janette colon
51:11
I'm proud to represent ALL families who are suffering and waiting for their loved ones to come home. I pray everyday and rejoice when I hear someone has been released. All we can do is continue to fight.... It Takes A Village... we will make this happen and bring our men and women home!!!
NORMA Merritt-Boyd
51:19
I believe this bill will pass
Donna Robinson
51:49
JASA & OSBORNE WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR ADVOCACY. ONCE THEY GET OUT THAT HELL HOLE THEY DON’T WANT TO GO BACK. RECIDIVISM ONLY AFFECTS 1% OF ELDERS
janette colon
51:57
Thank you Mr. Cohen
laura whitehorn
52:02
JASA was our first sponsor for this advocacy day. Thank you!
NORMA Merritt-Boyd
53:24
Big up Alan Cohen For your Wisdom
Donna Robinson
53:28
<#<#<# DR. FULLILOVE HAS BEEN ON THE BATTLEFIELD, IT IS COMMON SENSE TO RELEASE OUR ELDERS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND WISDOM TO SCHOOL THE MASSES
Alice Sutter
53:46
Wonderful panel! Thanks to all who work with the aged for taking a stand!
Donna Robinson
54:56
YAAAS, BECAUSE WE MAY ONE DAY BE AN ELDER AND NEED TO HAVE CHAMPIONS TO PRESERVE OUR LEGACY
janette colon
55:32
#CuomoLetThemGo #ReleaseThemNow
janette colon
56:03
Thank you Dr. Fullilove
Donna Robinson
56:14
A MAGNIFICENT PANEL, APPRECIATE YOU ALL SO MUCH. STAY WELL AND SAFE
janette colon
56:24
Thank you for organizing!
Rodney Holcombe
56:29
Thanks everyone!
Carol Ryan
56:29
Thank you
janette colon
56:31
Thank you all
Alice Sutter
56:33
Thank you Teanna