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Equal Justice Walking Tour: Crime, Punishment, and Mass Incarceration in New York

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  • Reservations are Required: As our tours quickly reach capacity, we highly recommend reserving as soon as possible.
  • Schedule: Wednesdays
  • Time: 11am
  • Duration: 2.5 hours – 3 hours
  • Departure Location: Battery Park

This gives a historical overview of the impact of the criminal justice system on communities in NYC from the Dutch period to the present.

It examines the response of law enforcement to public emergencies, the War on Drugs, immigrant communities of color. It also discusses the rise of mass incarceration and the steps being taken to bring criminal justice reform.

Specialized Virtual Tours

  • We also offer a Know Your Rights Tour as a Virtual Experience. If interested for more information, please click here.