This edition: Closing Rikers: Where Should New Jails Go?Tweet
Original tape date: September 25, 2017.
First aired: October 6, 2017.
The second episode of ISLG’s The Wonk features our ongoing discussion about Rikers Island. In this episode, host Michael Jacobson talks with Glenn Martin, president of Just Leadership USA, and Jamie Springer of HR&A ADVISORS, about the challenges putting new jails in neighborhoods in New York City. And correspondent Carol Anne Riddell highlights these issues in discussions with a number of people including Councilman Andy King (D), 12th District/Bronx, and Anna Pastoressa, who shares her experience visiting Rikers.
Dr. Michael P. Jacobson Executive Director, CUNY Institute for State & Local Governance
Andy King 12th District/Bronx, New York City Council
Glenn E. Martin Founder & President, JustLeadershipUSA
Susan Opotow John Jay College/The Graduate Center, CUNY
Robert Perris District Manager, Brooklyn Community Board No. 2
Jamie Springer HR&A Advisors