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Last year, Governor Cuomo played the progressive community—promising to end stop-and-frisk policing and to increase women’s empowerment—and betraying all of us in the end. This year, we’re not going to let the Governor get away with just paying lip service to our demands. Join us now, and throughout 2014, for a series of actions to […]

Last week a federal lawsuit against stop-and-frisk took major steps forward, and a decision by Judge Shira Scheindlin about whether the suit can proceed as a class action is soon expected. The suit, originally filed in 2008, accuses the NYPD, Ray Kelly, Mayor Bloomberg, the city, and several individual officers of using the practice of […]

Milk Not Jails is now open for business!  Two dairy farms have officially signed on to support the Milk Not Jails Political Platform, and it is now our job to show them how much New York’s consumers care about criminal justice reform!  We need you and your organization’s support now! We are currently selling Milk Not Jails […]

Bronx resident Ramarley Graham was killed by the NYPD last Thursday after they suspected the 18-year-old of possessing a small amount of marijuana, pursued him into his home, and shot him.  Graham was unarmed. The same day, several NYPD officers beat 19-year-old Jateik Reed with batons, also suspecting Reed of possessing a small amount of marijuana.  The incident was […]

USSF Ice Cream Social, posted with vodpod June 25, 2010 – MILK NOT JAILS took its agenda to the U.S. Social Forum this summer to introduce people across the nation to our concerns about the urban-rural connection. Hundreds of people came out for our ice cream social after a challenging week of workshops, People’s Movement […]

more about “Syracuse Ice Cream Social – A Success!!!“, posted with vodpod May 23, 2010 – Over a hundred people came out on a beautiful Sunday afternoon to eat ice cream with us and learn about MILK NOT JAILS. Brief presentations were made by MILK NOT JAILS organizers, local food activists and members of FREE! […]

What: Free Ice Cream Social When: Sunday, May 23, 2010 at 4pm Where: XL Project Space 307 S. Clinton Street Syracuse, NY Who: Brought to you by FREE! Families Rally for Emancipation & Empowerment and MILK NOT JAILS Why: To bring together families, people impacted by incarceration, & criminal justice advocates with dairy farmers and local […]