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Envision Freedom's Dismantling Injustice podcast offers insight and analysis from our community members, allies, and colleagues about issues affecting people who encounter the racist, unjust criminal legal and immigration systems and the work we're all doing to dismantle those systems. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/dismantlinginjustice/support

Dismantling Injustice Envision Freedom Fund (formerly the Brooklyn Community Bail Fund)

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Envision Freedom's Dismantling Injustice podcast offers insight and analysis from our community members, allies, and colleagues about issues affecting people who encounter the racist, unjust criminal legal and immigration systems and the work we're all doing to dismantle those systems. Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/dismantlinginjustice/support

    Our Vision, Our Year

    Our Vision, Our Year

    Welcome back to Dismantling Injustice! In the first episode of 2024, Envision Freedom staff discuss what we're up against this year (spoiler alert: it's a lot) and how we're strategizing to tackle it head on. Julie Mente, Zoë Adel Perry and Rosa Santana discuss the current political landscape, crunching budget numbers, mental health and so much more!


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    • 46 min
    Rikers is Toxic to NYC

    Rikers is Toxic to NYC

    In this conversation, Julie Mente sits down with Darren Mack, Co-Director of Freedom Agenda, and Loray Hodge, a leader at Freedom Agenda and mother to a son currently incarcerated on Rikers, to discuss the fight to decarcerate New York City and end the inhumanity of Rikers Island. They discuss the harsh realities of life inside Rikers Island, including daily struggles, long-term effects, and the impact on families like Loray's. Learn about the toxicity beneath the surface at Rikers and how Darren and Loray work to both honor and transform the pain caused by Rikers into something new. 



    Notes:

    https://fa.urbanjustice.org/

    https://www.campaigntocloserikers.org/


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    • 32 min
    Immigration Detention in Our Backyard

    Immigration Detention in Our Backyard

    Julie Mente sat down with Samah Sisay, Staff Attorney at the Center for Constitutional Rights, to shine a light on the human rights violations occurring at Orange County Correctional Facility. Samah delves into the true reality of immigration detention in New York, sharing stories of inhumane conditions faced by people detained and how they have organized and advocated against these conditions. Finally, learn about the lawsuit filed by the Center for Constitutional Rights, NYCLU and Bronx Defenders against Orange County, ICE, and officials and discover how you can support efforts to end immigration detention in New York and support those inside. 



    Notes:

    https://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/ortiz-v-orange-county-ny


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    • 38 min
    EN ESPAÑOL: Cómo Imaginamos la Libertad

    EN ESPAÑOL: Cómo Imaginamos la Libertad

    ¡Un episodio especial en español! ¿Es esta la primera vez que escucha de Envision Freedom Fund? ¿O es usted un antiguo simpatizante que quiere refrescar sus conocimientos sobre quiénes somos, qué hacemos y cómo hemos adaptado nuestras estrategias para mantenernos al día con el siempre cambiante panorama político? Tenemos el episodio perfecto para ti.En esta conversación especial, Rosa Santana y Anacristina Fonseca celebran el segundo aniversario de la organización como "Envision Freedom Fund" y hablan de por qué y cómo hacemos honor a este nombre. Además, compartirán interesantes noticias sobre el lanzamiento de nuestro nuevo programa de afiliación comunitaria y los próximos eventos presenciales.

    Notas:Si está interesado en nuestro nuevo programa de afiliación comunitaria, póngase en contacto con ACF Fonseca en acfonseca@envisionfreedom.org.Vea este vídeo animado sobre nuestro trabajo, creado por estudiantes de Pratt: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIQ7IjbDZ-o


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    • 12 min
    How We Envision Freedom

    How We Envision Freedom

    Are you new to Envision Freedom Fund? Or are you a longtime supporter who wants a refresher on who we are, what we do, and how we've adapted our strategies to keep up with the ever-changing political landscape? We've got just the episode for you!



    In this special conversation, Julie Mente and Zoë Adel Perry celebrate the organization's two-year anniversary as "Envision Freedom Fund" and discuss why and how we live into this name. Plus, they'll share exciting news about the launch of our new community membership program and upcoming in-person events! 



    Notes:

    If you are interested in our new community membership program, please reach out to ACF Fonseca at acfonseca@envisionfreedom.org.



    Check out this animated video about our work, created by Pratt students! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCmm-4bha7A


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    • 15 min
    NYC's Frontline for Migrant Legal Services

    NYC's Frontline for Migrant Legal Services

    Referrals for legal services is one of the most requested methods of support we hear from folks we have bonded out from immigration detention. That’s where experts like Rebecca Press come in. Co-founder of Co-Counsel NYC and Senior Counsel at Central American Legal Assistance, Rebecca joins the podcast to discuss the dire need for immigration legal services in New York City. The episode explores the challenges faced by legal service organizations, what’s at stake for migrants, and tangible steps you can take to help address this urgent issue.



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    Check out these resources provided by Rebecca!

    https://www.proseplusnyc.org

    https://cocounsel.org 

    https://www.centralamericanlegal.info

    https://www.unlocal.org/

    Asylum Seeker Legal Assistance Network

    Asylum Application Help Center




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    • 41 min

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