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Discussion: “Attica: Then and Now”

September 13, 2014

2:00–2:00 p.m.

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

Stories from incarcerated persons, their families, advocates, and journalists about the history of abuse and mistreatment at New York’s most infamous prison, and how it symbolizes an excessively punitive correctional system.

Bill Keller, Editor-in-Chief of The Marshall Project, a news source that focuses on America’s criminal justice system, moderates a discussion among Rev. Stephen Phelps, former Interim Senior Minister at The Riverside Church; Professor Theresa Miller, Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion at SUNY Buffalo Law School; and Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell, 69th District, Chair of the NYS Assembly Corrections Committee.

Part of the series "States of Denial: The Illegal Incarceration of Women, Children, and People of Color," presented by the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art in partnership with the Correctional Association of New York.

Free with Museum admission.