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...
The resistance is alive and well...and spreading! The Gathering/Justice League NYC and Women's March leaders Bob Bland, Carmen Perez, Tamika Mallory and Linda Sarsour were honored as 2017 Women of the Year in Glamour Magazine for raising the voices of women and communities of color. Read here.
Gathering Board Member Tamika Mallory in the top left corner, Justice League NYC member Linda Sarsour in the middle row, 2nd from the left, and Executive Director Carmen Perez in the bottom right corner. And we're thrilled the issue also includes our sister and Justice League NYC member Leslie Mac and her business partner for their work creating The Safety Pin Box. Please join us in celebrating these exceptional women! Read here.
Carmen Perez, Linda Sarsour, and Tamika Mallory, along with their Women's March co-chair Bob Bland, have been named to the prestigious "Time 100" - Time'sannual list of the 100 most influential people in the world! Read here.