Posts Tagged ‘Prisons’

Must-See: Experience RIKERS, Face to Face Tonight

Must-See: Experience RIKERS, Face to Face Tonight

Some are guilty. Some are innocent. Of the more than 7,500 people detained at Rikers Island on any given day, almost 80% have not yet been found guilty or innocent of the charges they face. All are at risk in the pervasive culture of violence that forces people to come to terms with what they […]


Made in NY program helps James Adames break into the TV industry and out of a life of jail and drugs | NY Daily News

BY Jordan Teicher James Adames’ big break in the film and television business was more than a career change – it was a second shot at life. Adames, 27, was wrapping up a two-month prison sentence on Rikers Island when he learned about the Made in NY Production Assistant Training Program, a partnership between the […]

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