This edition: Can Rikers Island Be Closed? PilotTweet
Original tape date: June 16, 2017.
First aired: June 30, 2017.
On the pilot episode of ISLG’s The Wonk, host Michael Jacobson leads a frank discussion on the possible steps it will take to close Rikers Island prison. Guests include: Ana Oliveira, President and CEO of the New York Women’s Foundation; City Councilman Joseph Borelli (R), Staten Island; and Elizabeth Gaynes, President and CEO of The Osborne Association.
Joseph C. Borelli Councilmember, District 51, Staten Island, New York City Council
Elizabeth Gaynes Executive Director, The Osborne Association
Martin F. Horn Distinguished Lecturer, John Jay College of Criminal Justice/CUNY
Dr. Michael P. Jacobson CUNY ISLG
Coss Marte CEO/Founder, ConBody
Ana L. Oliveira President & CEO, New York Women’s Foundation
Carol Anne Riddell CUNY TV