The Gathering for Justice is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2005 by Harry Belafonte after he witnessed a news report of a 5 year old black girl being handcuffed and arrested in her Florida classroom for “being unruly”. The Gathering’s mission is to build a movement to end child incarceration while working to eliminate the racial inequities in the criminal justice system that enliven mass incarceration. Read more...


Happy 13th Birthday to Us! And now...a message from our Executive Director, Carmen Perez!