Advocates and electeds call for an end to solitary confinement as City Council discusses a bill to curtail the controversial practice
So far, no policy decisions have yet made progress in stopping jail officials from isolating incarcerated people.
Activists say they worry migrants will receive inadequate services and basic necessities
The Community Service Society study includes recommendations for legislators to help close the gap
The fall event gathered legislators, national experts and healthcare leaders.
The charitable event hopes to raise funds for cancer research
Freedom Agenda, HALT Solitary, Jails Action Coalition, Visionary V, VOCAL-NY and Women’s Community Justice Association provided a list of demands to the Board of Correction.
The International Academy for the Brain also raised money to support research for special education and services for children with brain-based disorders.
With a new school year just around the corner, these New Yorkers who’ve been at the forefront of all this share what’s next.
The facility founded in 1972 serves over 600 seniors on a daily basis.
Go Beyond Greatness offers a series of workshops geared towards teens to give them crucial skills not taught in classrooms.
University Settlement’s Families Thriving program will partner with Trinity Church Wall Street in a pilot expansion of comprehensive mental health services.
They also want to follow the lead of 16 states who annually index their minimum wage to inflation to keep up with the cost of living.
The Wednesday ruling allowed the new law to take effect, but reads like a blueprint for future court battles.
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New York lawmakers prioritize education of state’s concealed carry law as enforcement details remain unclear
The state debuted a public information campaign on Wednesday, the day before the new law takes effect.
Officials made yet another visit to the troubled jail complex this year amid threats of a federal takeover, noting it’s unlikely to close as planned by 2027.
Job Corps, which offers free educational and vocational programs to economically disadvantaged youth, looks to reach more Latino students after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic.
Even though they also approved the cuts, the council held a hearing on Monday highlighting the impacts on teachers and students.
Potentially thousands of these new students could be entering schools in the fall, and the nation’s largest school system will be developing a curriculum to meet their needs
A lack of coordination with Texas, Arizona and the feds has created uncertainty about how many migrants will ultimately arrive in the city.