Formerly Incarcerated Men Now Pursuing Higher Education Find Community at Harlem’s Ignacio House

January 13, 2023
Christopher Parker

The building entrance’s low stone wall bears its new name: the Gate of the Exonerated, dedicated to the five teenagers dubbed “the Central Park Five” who were unjustly convicted of a high-profile attack on a female jogger in 1989.

This new name represents a renewed commitment to recognizing and mending harm done by the criminal legal system.