After Rikers: Justice by Design

After Rikers: Justice by Design – Photo: Jane Kratochvil

On March 13 Open House New York was honored to host Elizabeth Glazer, Director of the New York City Mayor’s Office for Criminal Justice, as part of the public premiere of the short documentary, After Rikers: Justice by Design. Ms. Glazer gave an update on the planning study that the city initiated in January 2018 that will set the guidelines for the design and construction of the new jail buildings.

Missed the event? Listen to a podcast of the panel discussion that followed the screening, produced by the Center for Court Innovation’s New Thinking podcast.

Want to know more about the future of Rikers? Here are some suggestions for how to stay informed and participate in the conversation:

  • Host a screening of Rikers: An American Jail for your workplace, community group, or faith-based organization. To schedule, contact Colby Kelly at Public Square Media,