Upcoming Events

For information on all upcoming events, please contact our office at 631-273-3300 or email ContactUs@NewHourLI.org


Join New Hour for Women and Children - LI's Virtual support group!

  • Friday, January 15th, 2021 1-2:30 PM


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Save the date for the LISJAN Monthly Meetings

Join the Long Island Social Justice Action Network on the second Wednesday every month as we convene with over 30 different organizations and campaigns to fight for criminal justice reforms!

Register at bit.ly/LISJANRegistration

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The People's Campaign for Parole Justice 2021
Platform Launch

January 14th 2021 12:00PM

The People's Campaign for Parole Justice will launch our 2021 platform this Thursday, January 14th. The event will include speakers currently incarcerated in New York State prisons whose lives depend on parole reform, and New York State lawmakers who are championing the platform in Albany. The Platform includes demanding passage of the Elder Parole bill and Fair & Timely Parole Act, and achieving a fair and fully staffed Parole Board. 


Register for the launch here

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Beyond Incarceration Shabbat Panel Discussion

Friday, January 15th, 2021



Repair the World Brooklyn will be hosting a Shabbat panel discussion to learn about the far reaching effects of our prison system. Join us for community, discussion, and wine and Challah ordered from local shops to be picked up at Repair sites across NYC. 


Register here

The People's Campaign for Parole Justice 2021
Platform Launch

Wednesday, January 27th 2021

The People's Campaign for Parole Justice will hold a virtual advocacy day on January 27th. Beginning at 9:30 AM, join us for a powerful day that will include a community gathering, legislative meetings in support of the Elder and Fair and Timely Parole bills, and more.


Details to come. RSVP here and share the flyer below. 

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Past Events

Holiday Season 2020

More than 2.7 million children in the US have an incarcerated parent, and, as a result lack access to basic needs. 

Help support children with an incarcerated loved one this holiday season.

Donate a new, unwrapped toy by visiting our Amazon Wishlist here.

Or contact us at 631-273-3300 to sign up to help distribute toys! COVID-19 regulations in effect and may inhibit our ability to give out inside the jail, but we will make alternate giving plans. 

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December 17th, 2020

6:00 PM

RAPP Long Island Membership Meeting

Register for this virtual meeting here.

December 18th, 2020

12-3:00 PM

New Hour Annual Toy Drive

Join New Hour in distributing gifts to our justice-impacted families. 

A warm thank you to Legislator Richberg and Legislator Gonzalez who will be helping hand out gifts and hot chocolate! 

December 23rd, 2020

5:30 PM

RAPP Home for the Holidays Clemency Rally

Join community members whose loved ones have pendency clemency applications, formerly incarcerated community leaders, and advocates to demand Cuomo grant mass clemencies and bring our loved ones home for the holidays. 


Register for zoom at : https://bit.ly/LI-holidays-rally

Or, come in person - 100 Supreme Court Dr Mineola, NY 11501. Masks and social distancing required!

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December 15th, 2020

11:00 AM

LISJAN & Statewide Press conference for the Justice Roadmap Priorities.

Hosted both in person and virtually, come join us outside the Nassau County Supreme Court Building. 

Register for zoom at : bit.ly/justice-roadmap-launch

Or, come in person - 100 Supreme Court Dr Mineola, NY 11501. Masks and social distancing required!

Read the full Justice Roadmap at bit.ly/justice-roadmap

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November 24th, 2020

Thanksgiving Meals for our Members!

With generous donations from Our Lady Queen of Martyrs and St. Boniface Episcopal Church, we were able to provide meals for over 25 New Hour Families for Thanksgiving this year!

October 27th 2020

Emergency rally outside the office of state senator Todd Kaminsky calling for DOCCS, Governor Cuomo and the LI Six for not doing enough to prevent the spread of COVID to our loved ones behind bars.

Read more here.

October 22nd 2020

7 PM

Please join us for a special viewing of Let My People Vote featuring New Hour's executive director Serena Liguori as a panelist!

RSVP at bit.ly/LetMyPeopleVoteRSVP

October 23nd 2020

3-5 PM

Please join us for a special fall member gathering. Spots are limited, please RSVP by calling 631-273-3300

Masks/facial covering as well as social distancing is REQUIRED.

October 14th 2020

5:30 PM

Emergency rally and Vigil in memory of Salih Abdullah, a 74-year-old incarcerated New Yorker who died at 14th parole board appearance.  Watch the recorded rally here.

September 1st 2020

12-2 PM

New Hour Back to School Backpack Drive

August and September 2020

2020 Census 

New Hour Members are assisting in collecting Census 2020 to help our communities, even during a pandemic!

Complete your 2020 Census at 2020census.gov

June 2nd 2020

12:00 PM

LI Press Conference to Support Black Lives

Attend in person or virtually at:


June 4th 2020


Long Island Social Justice Action Network

General Body Meeting - Virtually via Zoom

Register at:


May 21, 12:00PM at the Nassau County Legislature

LI Social Justice Action Network rallying for public transparency, safe release, and the end of keeplock as a response to COVID-19

Census 2020 Trainings

May 13, 11:30 AM

May 27, 11:30 AM

New Hour Members are assisting in collecting Census 2020 to help our communities.

Contact us for more information.


May 6, 10AM
NYCAIC HALT Solitary Advocacy Day

Socially Distant Action, Car Action & Virtual Rally

Register to join virtually via Zoom -


Register to join in person / car -


April 24, 2020


The LI Social Justice Action Network and the Nassau County Jail Advocates rallied outside of the Nassau jail and virtually via Zoom to support transparency and prevention of the spread of COVID-19 in the jail and to urge the safe release to our community of those who are medically vulnerable, pregnant or older.

January 21, 2020
NYCAIC HALT Solitary Advocacy Day

New York State Capitol

Albany, N.Y.

RSVP and more info at here.


January 14, 2020
Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP)
Day of Action in Albany, N.Y.

Bus leaves for state capitol at 5 a.m. 


RSVP here.


January 6, 2020
Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP)
Advocacy Day

6 to 8 p.m.

New Hour Offices at Sisters of St. Joseph

1725 Brentwood Road

Main Building 2

Brentwood, NY 11717

For more information, contact Dave George at (631) 885-3565

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December 3, 2019
EMERGE Graduation Celebration

4:30 to 6 p.m.

Please RSVP by November 29.

November 26, 2019

Friendsgiving & Fundraiser Potluck

3:30 to 6 p.m.

Child friendly, bring yourself and your favorite Thanksgiving dish if you like to cook! A celebration of each of us who continue to survive and thrive after incarceration. Bring a dish to feed the soul and a donation to help us spread our gratitude! (Please, give what you can but do not give your last!) For New Hour families as well, children can also visit the farm here at St. Joseph's. 

*Please RSVP to 631-273-3300*

November 19, 2019
Chipotle Fundraiser

4 to 8 p.m.

Make Dinner a selfless act by joining us for a fundraiser at the Chipotle at 1090 The Arches Circle, Deer Park. Show them this flyer on your phone or tell the cashier you're there to support New Hour!

November 19, 2019
Family Kitchen Revival Premier on Amazon Prime Video featuring a New Hour Member! 

8 p.m.

Click here to watch the trailer. 


August 27, 2019

Back to School BBQ & Backpack Giveaway 



August 24, 2019
New Hour Donor Reception Fundraiser
The Kraus' Residence With Special Guest Speaker Topeka K. Sam




August 20, 2019

Val Gaiter Memorial & Rally- in collaboration with Release Aging People Prison (RAPP)

June 30, 2019

Transcendence Beyond Challenge

Featuring Serena Liguori

10:30 a.m.

Unitarian Universalist Congregation

of the South Fork

June 18, 2019

HALT Solitary Confinement Advocacy Day

Albany, NY 






May 14, 2019
Ban the Box
Testimony from New Hour Staff & Members 
Suffolk County Legislature


May 14, 2019

Parole Justice Advocacy Day

We'll march, rally, and meet with legislators in support of our parole justice demands.

New York State Capitol



May 10, 2019
Sheriff Toulon and Assm. Jean-Pierre's Deconstructing the Prison Pipeline Conference
Touro Law School

May 3, 2019

Release Aging People in Prison (RAPP): Teach-In To Join the Movement for Parole Justice

6 to 8 p.m.

New Hour Offices

April 2, 2019

Women's Paddle Tennis Luncheon Fundraiser for New Hour
Huntington, NY 


March 10, 2019

Columbia's Center for Justice 9th Annual Beyond the Bars Conference: Free Her
New Hour Hosts Panel Presentation



March 2019
Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act
Advocacy Day
Albany, NY



February 11, 2019
Domestic Violence Survivors Justice Act

Advocacy Day

Albany, NY  


December 27, 2018

Cookie Baking with New Hour and WORC

11 a.m. to  2 p.m.

UU Shelter Rock Congregation

48 Shelter Rock Road

Manhasset, NY 11030

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December 22, 2018

Discussion with Senator Martinez and Legislator Spencer (followed by gifts from Santa) 

1 to 3 p.m. 

New Hour Offices

1725 Brentwood Road 

Brentwood, NY 11717

Building 2

December 2018

Toy Drive

Dec 2018 Toy Drive

Call Us:

(631) 273-3300

Fax: (631) 901-1019

New HOUR for Women and Children - LI

1725 Brentwood Road, Main Building 2

Brentwood, NY 11717

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