Freedom Agenda is a member-led project, dedicated to organizing people and communities directly impacted by incarceration to achieve decarceration and system transformation.


Through the leadership of people most impacted by mass criminalization, we advocate for decarceration and for investments in communities that are too often disrupted by systems of punishment. Join us!

How to fulfill our complete vision of closing Rikers, from Jail Closure to Decarceration, Defending the Rights of Incarcerated People, and Divestment & Redistribution.

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Your donation supports people and communities directly impacted by incarceration to organize for the freedom and resources they deserve.

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There is still a human rights crisis in New York City jails, and addressing it must be a priority for 2021 candidates.

We’ve laid out key questions for them to answer.

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We are leading the charge to close the massive Rikers Island jail complex.

Rikers is a stain on our city, and we are dedicated to eradicating everything it represents. Read our one pager to learn more.

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Main Office

40 Rector Street, 9th Fl
New York, NY 10006

Telephone: 646.602.5600



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