Majority Leader April Baskin will launch her series of Public Safety Roundtables on Wednesday, March 14the! Get the details to sign up here!

Majority Leader April Baskin will launch her series of Public Safety Roundtables on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. The first session will be at the Frank E. Merriweather Library and begins at 5:30 p.m.

Round Table #1 Bail Reform and Sentencing Disparities
Date: Wednesday March 14, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Frank E. Merriweather Library, 1324 Jefferson Avenue, Buffalo, NY
Participants:
· Saladin Q. Allah, Youth Advocate, Journalist and Author
· Frank Housh, attorney, civic leader and President of the local chapter of the American Constitution Society
· Andrea O. Suillebhain, Deputy Director, Partnership for the Public Good
· Rebecca Town, staff attorney, Legal Aid Bureau
· J. Miles Greshan Esq., Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Bureau

Round Table #2 Reexamining the Use of Solitary Confinement
Date: Wednesday March 21, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: West Side Community Services Center, 161 Vermont Ave., Buffalo, NY
Participants:
· Saladin Q. Allah, Youth Advocate, Journalist and Author
· Jerome Wright, Upstate Organizer, New York Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement
· Steve Hart, Organizer, New York Campaign for Alternatives to Isolated Confinement

Round Table #3 Discussing and Reinstating Erie County’s Community Corrections Advisory Board
Date: Wednesday April 4, 2018
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Location: Delavan-Grider Community Center, 877 East Delavan Ave., Buffalo, NY
Particpants:
· Saladin Q. Allah, Youth Advocate, Journalist and Author
· Nan L. Hayes, Professor Emerita, University at Buffalo Law School
· Karima Amin, Storyteller, Educator, and Author

Community members interested in participating in Legislator Baskin’s public safety roundtable should contact her office at: (716) 858-8869.

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