Justice Delayed: An Examination of the Ken Burns Film Central Park Five
A Philanthropy New York Special Event with Media Impact Funders15 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