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 Correctional Association of New York Firmly Opposes Efforts to Restrict Family Visits to People Incarcerated in New York State Prisons
(February 17, 2017, New York): The Correctional Association of New York (CA) firmly opposes a recent proposal in Governor Cuomo’s budget to restrict the number of days on which those incarcerated at maximum security prisons in New York can receive family visits. Read More
New York remains one of only 2 states in the nation treating 16 and 17 year-olds as something they are not — adults— in our criminal justice system. This archaic approach increases the likelihood of more crime, more severe crime, and seriously damages the education, employment and long-term life prospects of our youth, particularly the [...]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