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Justice Delayed: An Examination of the Ken Burns Film Central Park Five

A Philanthropy New York Special Event with Media Impact Funders

15 July 2013

The story of the Central Park Five is one scarring New York history; a case of injustice for five teenagers of color being wrongly convicted of raping a Central Park jogger. This tragic story showcases many issues addressed by philanthropy for decades, including: race, class, policy and juvenile justice.

On 15 July 2013, Atlantic hosted a thought-provoking discussion featuring filmmakers Sarah Burns and David McMahon; Raymond Santana, a victim from the case; Annmarie Benedict, Programme Executive at The Atlantic Philanthropies; discussion leader Amy Goodman of DemocracyNow!; and session moderator Vince Stehle, Executive Director of Media Impact Funders. 

Clips of Central Park Five were woven into the di