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Job and Training Opportunity  Application Due Date December 1 Milk Not Jails and Shadow Box Theatre seek formerly incarcerated individuals and culture workers whose lives have been directly impacted by incarceration for a training program / part time job teaching puppetry and storytelling to youth in New York City Detention Centers. Spanish language skills a plus. […]

Last week New York State’s legislature legalized medical marijuana, a huge feat that will open doors for more criminal justice change if we mobilize new allies now. While the legislature is on recess, Milk Not Jails will be organizing rural New Yorkers to demand parole reform and an end to racist marijuana arrests, and we […]

This week, Milk Not Jails welcomed Stephen Pendarvis into our worker- and farmer-owned cooperative business. Stephen’s main responsibility at Milk Not Jail is to drive our truck throughout the five boroughs, making deliveries to a store near you and mobilizing people for change on the route! With a degree in Business Administration he’ll also be […]

Title: Driver Company: Milk Not Jails Location: Brooklyn, NY Milk Not Jails is a non-profit milk marketing and distribution company with a political mission. We are working to end upstate New York’s economic investment in the prison industry by expanding and strengthening sales and marketing opportunities for farmers that take a stand against a dysfunctional […]

Ever find that you have too much milk left in the fridge when you’re bringing home this week’s CSA share? Or did you run out of granola earlier this week and have a half gallon of milk just sitting there? Don’t dump that milk! Use it explore the world of fresh cheese making! Its an […]

Do you know where your milk comes from? Even though New York State is the fourth largest dairy producing state in the country, much of the milk on our grocery store shelves comes to us via a Texas-based multinational corporation called Dean Foods.  Dean Foods is driving down the price farmers receive to care for and […]

Milk Not Jails is seeking 2 summer interns to join our statewide advocacy campaign dedicated to moving New York State’s economy towards agriculture and away from prisons. Summer interns will help organize fun, engaging outreach to rural and urban communities at summer parades, fairs and block parties. They will also assist with policy research, develop […]

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 […]

New data released by the NYPD show that on an average day, five students are arrested and nine are issued summons while in city schools.  In the 55 school days between October 1st and December 31st, 2012 there were 279 arrests and 532 summons issued. Donna Lieberman, executive director of the New York Civil Liberties […]