Jeff Durkin with We Are Change CT caught up with Activist Cecily McMillan 2 days after her release from Rikers Island after serving 58 days for Felony Assault. We discussed her release and her statement she gave at a press conference outside Rikers after her release detailing a list of demands from female inmates currently incarcerated at Rikers. We also discuss her trial, the implications of mass incarceration, the court support model & more.
To read the full transcript of her statement visit: http://www.sparrowmedia.net/2014/07/cecily-mcmillan-released/
For more information about Cecily McMillan’s case check out this playlist for our coverage of Cecily’s case & trial: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLBXxrKXXbJ8O8r-LG_GCItLl7wzdQxWye
To stay updated with her case be sure to visit: http://justiceforcecily.com