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The Anguilla United Relief Fund (AURF) is collecting donations to provide the sourcing and delivery of relief items to the island of Anguilla in the wake of Hurricane Irma, which made landfall on Anguilla on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. 100% of all donations to AURF go directly to the costs of relief items and their subsequent transportation to the island. The effort is being led by Francis Greenburger, working in close contact with Anguilla’s Chief Minister Victor Banks, and the Anguillan government’s Department of Disaster Management. AURF is a project of the Greenburger Center for Social and Criminal Justice, a 501(c)(3) public charity, registered with the U.S. Department of Internal Revenue Service. All donations to this fund are tax-deductible.
The Greenburger Center advocates for needed reforms to the criminal justice system particularly related to the criminalization of those who suffer from serious mental illness. Your donation will help support this on-going work and development of Hope House on Crotona Park, a first-of-its-kind treatment facility for those with serious mental illness and a co-occuring substance use disorder who have been accused of a felony level crime. The facility is proposed to be open in late 2018 or early 2019. Your donation today will help us open our doors and give hope to New Yorkers who need treatment, instead of punishment. The Greenburger Center for Social and Criminal Justice, is a And 501(c)(3) public charity, registered with the U.S. Department of Internal Revenue Service. All donations are tax-deductible.
Peabody Award winning director Aaron Woolf’s (King Corn) latest documentary tells the story of Iowa State Prisoner Joaquín López, one of over forty thousand undocumented migrants serving time in the US Prison system. López, whose name has been changed here to protect his ongoing legal case, was among the first Mexican immigrants to arrive in Des Moines where his presence at a murder and subsequent arrest derailed his newfound life and work.
Typified by a courtroom translation that was shown to be incorrect in over 600 instances, his lack of due process led to an extraordinary life without parole sentence for accessory to murder. Standing at the nexus of America’s essential conversations on prison reform, excessive sentencing and illegal immigration, the Joaquín López documentary intercuts the real time efforts of Mexican government agencies and midwestern Innocence projects to re-try his case before the courts while identifying the barriers to justice that migrants like Joaquín face. The Joaquín López Project is a project of the Greenburger Center for Social and Criminal Justice, a And 501(c)(3) public charity, registered with the U.S. Department of Internal Revenue Service. All donations to this fund are tax-deductible.