Please join The New York City Program Council for the first public forum with candidates running for Manhattan District Attorney. This seat is the chief prosecutor for all of New York County (Manhattan) and their office is responsible for prosecution at the state and City level. Candidates will be asked to share their positions on the future of the District Attorney's office.
Topics to be discussed will include alternatives to incarceration, mental health diversion, police accountability, and the role of prosecutors in mass incarceration. This forum comes at a crucial moment as New Yorkers are demanding change to the criminal justice system.
This event is hosted jointly with The New York City Program Council and Columbia Law School's Black Law Student Association.
Please join us on Tuesday, July 14 from 6-8 PM - RSVP here.
For questions contact The NYC Program Council - email@example.com
More about the hosts:
The New York City Program Council is a trade association of organizations whose purpose is to collectively represent correctional programming stakeholders to achieve the best programming environment for people incarcerated in New York City.
Columbia Law School Black Law Student Association (BLSA) raises awareness within the Law School community about issues disproportionately impacting poor, minority, and black communities. BLSA actively facilitates student relationships with alumni, professors, practitioners, potential employers, and university administrators.
Join us for the first public Manhattan DA candidate forum on July 14 from 6-8 PM. RSVP for the virtual event here https://bit.ly/ProgramCouncilDAForum