Advocates call on city to meet hunger striking detainees’ demands

By |2022-01-24T15:11:38+00:00January 14th, 2022|Press|

Queens Daily Eagle

“Darren Mack, the co-director of the Freedom Agenda, said that he worries the city will respond to the hunger strike the way New York State responded to striking incarcerated people at Attica Correctional Facility in 1971, an incident that led to the deaths of over 40 people, including 33 detainees.”
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Trinity Church Awards to Multiple Downtown Public-Service Groups

By |2022-01-24T15:24:04+00:00January 13th, 2022|Press|

The Broadsheet

"A contribution (of $150,000) went to the Freedom Agenda project at the Urban Justice Center (located on Rector Street), which seeks to empower formerly incarcerated individuals.”
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Eric Adams’ New Jail Commissioner Pushes Out Acclaimed Head of Investigations

By |2022-01-05T20:21:31+00:00January 4th, 2022|News|

The City

“It’s concerning that Deputy Commissioner Townsend’s removal was a top goal of COBA and this incoming administration capitulated,” said Darren Mack, co-director of Freedom Agenda in the Urban Justice Center.
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