The Risk of Replicating Rikers

Staff / Aug 16th, 2018
Marty Horn and Brian Fischer discuss why replicating Rikers in smaller borough jails, even with separate mental health units, is not the right approach to manage people with serious mental illness. Their opinion is important. Horn and Fischer have spent decades working in and managing the state's prisons and jails.

Past Time To Bring Back The Asylum

Staff / Jun 4th, 2018
One day, let alone fifty years, is too long to accept jails, prisons or the streets as viable options to treat people with a serious brain disease

Save the Date: May 2, 2018 John Jay's P2PH 5th Annual Conference - The Keys to Closing Rikers, Co-Sponsored by the Greenburger Center

Staff / Apr 19th, 2018

Assemblyman David Weprin and Justin Volpe to Join Closing in on Closing Rikers Parole Forum

Staff / Apr 18th, 2018
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