01.14.2014

Public comments in support of parole reform

Until February 1, 2014, the public can comment on the Board of Parole's proposed regulation revisions and on the problems with current parole practices.Read More

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01.14.2014

Act now: submit a public comment on parole reform

New York needs parole reform, and this is our chance to make a change.Read More

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12.19.2013

Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP) Campaign and Correctional Association of New York propose revised parole rules to enhance public safety, encourage release of aging people from prison

RAPP and the CA team up to propose parole regulations that would ensure incarcerated individuals receive fair and evidence-based consideration for release. Read More

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12.18.2013

A better proposal for NYS parole regulations

In 2011, an Executive Law mandated the New York State Board of Parole to base release decisions on risk assessment tools, but until now, the board has failed to do so. Read More

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12.06.2013

NYS Assembly Committee on Correction hearing re: Board of Parole practices, December 4, 2013

Mujahid Farid, head of the Release of Aging People in Prison(RAPP) Campaign, appeared before the New York State Assembly Committee on Correction on December 4, 2013 to testify about issues impacting thousands of people confined in New York State prisons who regularly appear before the Parole Board for release consideration.Read More

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