Parole Justice New York

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The death of John MacKenzie at the hands of the New York State Parole Board will not be in Vain!

Aug 10, 2016 | by Lauren Melodia


Parole Justice New York joined with many other organizations to host joint demonstrations in New York City and Albany to hold the Parole Board accountable for the suicide of John MacKenzie, a stalwart advocate for parole reform.

Many thanks to Vikki Law for this piece about John and the fight to change this dysfunctional system.

Suicide of 70-Year-Old John Mackenzie After Tenth Parole Denial Illustrates Broken System

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