Community Organizer (he/him)
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.”
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.”
Patch"We stand in solidarity with them and their demands for basic needs which should already been met. DOC must act swiftly before another life is lost," said Darren Mack, Co-Director of Freedom Agenda."
Queens Daily Eagle"Freedom Agenda Co-Director Darren Mack, who was formerly incarcerated in Rikers, said the only true way to solve the Rikers crisis is to completely and permanently close the facilities."
BronxNet"Host Daren Jaime sits down with the Co-Director of Freedom Agenda, Darren Mack discussing an update on Rikers Island, the work the organization is doing to advocate and defend the human rights of incarcerated people."
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.