6: Rikers is Toxic to NYC

6: Rikers is Toxic to NYC

Podcast (wav): In this conversation, Julie Mente sits down with Darren Mack, Co-Director of Freedom Agenda, and Loray Hodge, a leader at Freedom Agenda and mother to a son currently incarcerated on Rikers, to discuss the fight to decarcerate New York City and end the inhumanity of Rikers Island. They discuss the harsh realities of life inside Rikers Island, including daily struggles, long-term effects, and the impact on families like Loray's. Learn about the toxicity beneath the surface at Rikers and how Darren and Loray work to both honor and transform the pain caused by Rikers into something new. 

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