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Katal’s #CLOSErikers Campaign Summary (Aug 2015 – Aug 2017)

In the summer of 2015, Katal partnered with JustLeadershipUSA and together founded, built, and directed the #CLOSErikers campaign. In the spring of 2017, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio finally agreed to shutter the notorious jail facility. In the wake of the mayor’s announcement, the political circumstances evolved; dozens of reform steps need to be taken […]

katal newsletter – january 5, 2018

In this issue: #BailReformNY Katal’s #CLOSErikers Campaign Summary (Aug 2015 – Aug 2017) Lorenzo on Criminal Justice Insider Connecticut #bailreformny Happy new year! This week, in response to pressure from community groups and advocates across the state, Governor Andrew Cuomo outlined a plan to reform a broken criminal justice system in New York, with a particular focus on reforming […]