CA Honors Members of the 1844 Council
The CA held a special cocktail reception honoring members and friends of the 1844 Council before Reflections on Abu Ghraib, our panel discussion held on December 6. The event recognized members’ generous support of the CA and commitment to our mission. After a welcome by Herbert J. Sturz, who co-chairs the Council with Evan A. Davis, our guests enjoyed priority seating at the forum event.
The 1844 Council is a group of steadfast supporters of the CA who share concerns about social justice and the uses and abuses of the prison system. The Council recognizes individuals who make significant gifts to the Association.
The New York Times in this editorial today is saying what we at the CA have been reporting on for decades: without any any transparency and accountability, the abuse of people who are incarcerated will persist and those who are responsible will still act with impunity. Until accountability is the norm and not the exception, the abuse -- and in some cases, loss of life -- will continue.Read More
The inmates were just starting their day on July 6 when dozens of corrections officers burst into their dormitory, shouting for everyone to get down on the floor. The raid at Mid-State Correctional Facility, outside Utica, N.Y., officials said, was a surprise search for weapons made urgent after a bloody injury to a guard three [...]Read More
Prison Monitoring Reports
The Correctional Association of NY released a report on March 31, 2016 about Collins Correctional Facility, highlighting the large number of people with mental illness incarcerated at Collins and the lack of support and programs for these and other people incarcerated at the prison. Collins Correctional Facility is a medium security prison in western New [...]Read More