Why multi-faith leaders are joining the fight to #CLOSErikers

NYC clergy deliver 3,500 signatures to Mayor Bill de Blasio against the jail notorious for violence and injustice.

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  1. On Sunday, Nov. 4, multi-faith clergy from across New York City joined organizers and activists in prayer and protest around Mayor Bill de Blasio's Gracie Mansion, demanding his close the Rikers Island Jail.
  2. With them, they carried the support of over 3,500 people of faith and conscience from around the country. Here's what happened, and why they're joining the fight.
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