ENJAN’s 5th Annual Mid-Hudson Valley Gathering

Save the Date! ENJAN’s 5th Annual Mid-Hudson Valley Gathering is organized around the theme of No Rollbacks on Justice. We’ll have speakers, free food, and an opportunity to learn about ENJAN and other local organizations and the work they are doing to end mass incarceration and racism in the criminal legal system.

Virtual Community Meeting with For the Many

About this event – from For the Many

Register here!

We’re building a grassroots movement of everyday people to fight for laws and win elections to transform New York so it works for all of us.

Join our Virtual Community Meeting to get to know other folks in the organization, learn about our work and latest updates, and plug into our fights to win: ? housing ? healthcare ❤️ immigration & criminal justice ? climate justice

Whether you’re a long time member or a newcomer, we’re excited to see you there!

This event is 100% virtual. We will send you the zoom link and make sure you have what you need to join us!

Virtual Community Meeting with For the Many

About this event – from For the Many

Register here!

We’re building a grassroots movement of everyday people to fight for laws and win elections to transform New York so it works for all of us.

Join our Virtual Community Meeting to get to know other folks in the organization, learn about our work and latest updates, and plug into our fights to win: ? housing ? healthcare ❤️ immigration & criminal justice ? climate justice

Whether you’re a long time member or a newcomer, we’re excited to see you there!

This event is 100% virtual. We will send you the zoom link and make sure you have what you need to join us!

on Advancing Supportive Housing Solutions to Reduce Homelessness for People Impacted by the Criminal Legal System (virtual)

Join Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH), Exodus Transitional Community (Exodus) and other panelists to discuss the immediate actions NYC leadership can take in 2022 to expand access to supportive housing for those leaving Rikers Island who are homeless and have behavioral health needs. These fiscally responsible policy changes are an important component of de-incarceration and making our communities safer. Register here!

Panelists:
Louis Molina, NYC DOC Commissioner
Kandra Clark, VP of Policy & Strategy, Exodus Transitional Services
Cynthia Stuart, COO, Supportive Housing Network of New York
Mark Hurwitz, COO, Urban Pathways

Moderator:  Dr. Victoria A. Philips (Ms. V.), Founder of Visionary V, The Community, Health and Justice Organizer with the Mental Health Project, Urban Justice Center

Testimonial Art Show (in-person)

Join The Newburgh LGBTQ+ Center for a Testimonial Art Show. This event will highlight the artwork and voices of currently and formerly incarcerated artists. Additionally, it will provide the community with the opportunity to support the artists. Either through an auction, or drop boxes, all the funds raised through this event will go directly back to the artists.

Register here!

Community Cookout

We invite you all to attend the Community Cookout scheduled for Sunday, September 12th from noon to 3:00 pm at Victor C. Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie. The event is sponsored by Decarcerate the Hudson Valley (see flyer below). ENJAN will have a table there to pass out information and talk with people about our organization.

RSVP here!

If you would like to volunteer to help out with this event, please contact Jeffrey Schneider via email: jeschneider@vassar.edu. Jeff will be discussing the event at the next ENJAN meeting.

Please note the rain date is September 19th.

ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) Meeting

Every second and fourth Wed. of the month, from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. MEETING OF ENJAN (End The New Jim Crow Action Network) in Poughkeepsie. ENJAN is a Hudson Valley network dedicated to fighting racist policies of racial profiling, police brutality, and mass incarceration (the “New Jim Crow”).

Contact ENJANHV@gmail.com for the Zoom link or join in person.