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May 20172018-09-27T22:24:31+00:00
MAY 24, 2017
CITY WINERY, NEW YORK CITY
GOTTA SERVE SOMEBODY
MAY 24, 2017  |  CITY WINERY  | NYC
PUBLIC FORUM
MAY 23, 2017  |  NYC BAR ASSOCIATION
BENEFICIARY

MHP’s mission is to advance and enforce the rights of low-income New Yorkers with mental illness through direct legal advocacy, community education, legislative advocacy, organizing, and coalition building, and impact litigation. MHP’s focus areas include disability rights, public benefitseviction preventiondischarge planning advocacy, and criminal justice system reform.

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PUBLIC FORUM

As part of our community outreach efforts, JusticeAid hosted Justice, Mental Health, and Incarceration, a panel discussion at the New York City Bar Association focusing on barriers to justice for people with mental health issues.

Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist Michael Winerip moderated the panel featuring Dr. Bobby Cohen, former Medical Director at Rikers and current member of the Board of Correction; Ann-Marie Louison Director of Adult Behavioral Health at the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES); Janos Marton, Director of Policy and Campaigns at JustLeadershipUSA and leader #CLOSErikers; and Koretta McClendon, Peer Advisor at the Columbia Psychiatric Fellowship program.

MHP’s mission is to advance and enforce the rights of low-income New Yorkers with mental illness through direct legal advocacy, community education, legislative advocacy, organizing, and coalition building, and impact litigation. MHP’s focus areas include disability rights, public benefitseviction preventiondischarge planning advocacy, and criminal justice system reform. mhp.urbanjustice.org

CONCERT

JusticeAid’s 2017 concert, Gotta Serve Somebody, celebrated the birthday month of Bob Dylan featuring artists Ruby Amanfu, Martha Redbone, Carrie Rodriquez, Somi, Kandace Springs, and Dar Williams on May 24, 2017, at The City Winery in New York City.The sold-out concert featured each artist performing a song of Bob Dylan, and a song of their own, and raised over $100,000 to support the work of our 2017 beneficiary The Mental Health Project of the Urban Justice Center.

For those of you who joined us, we are eternally grateful for your support. For those of you who have not had a chance to lend your support, please view the powerful video of their work below and #Whatjusticemeanstome testimonials here.

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