In Case You Missed Our Seventh Anniversary Benefit …
On June 15, 2022 we gathered with our supporters and community partners at Project Farmhouse in Manhattan to celebrate seven years of Restorative Justice Initiative!
In a program emceed by Rev. Keyonn Wright-Sheppard we honored two inspiring leaders with whom we are grateful to be connected, Mariame Kaba, Founder & Director – Project NIA, Co-founder & Co-organizer – Survived & Punished, Co-founder & researcher – Interrupting Criminalization: Research in Action at Barnard Center for Research on Women and Susan Shah, Managing Director, Racial Justice at Trinity Church Wall Street Philanthropies.
More than 90 guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres and wine while being entertained by the soulful sounds of DJ Delaceiba. Many also contributed to a participatory art experience, facilitated by Board Member, Ziedah Diata.
Attendees also had the opportunity to take home copies of books by Mariame Kaba in custom RJI tote bags!
To get a taste of the evening, you can view our photo gallery below.