Melody Lee on #CLOSErikers

Premiere DateMay 17, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
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00:55 Melody Lee
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02:01 What Rikers Represents
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06:32 Pretrial Bureaucracy
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08:01 Difficulties of Closure
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11:41 Outro
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12:18 One Another Mac Demarco
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15:04 Finish
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Melody Lee of the Katal Center joins the show to discuss the campaign to close Rikers Island (#CLOSErikers) and much needed criminal justice reforms in New York City.

Melody Lee is the Co-Founder and Director of Strategy & Campaigns for the Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice. Visit the #CLOSErikers website for more information.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…

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