Mayor de Blasio And BOC Chair Jennifer Jones Austin Announce Working Group To End Punitive Segregation

Today Mayor Bill de Blasio and Board of Correction Chair Jennifer Jones Austin announced the formation of a working group to eliminate punitive segregation in the New York City jail Continue Reading →

THE COVID CRISIS: Mayor de Blasio, And NYPD Prepare To Enforce New COVID-29 Guidelines From Harlem Hollis

Mayor de Blasio today updated New Yorkers on the City’s response to COVID-19. Effective today, Sunday, March 22, at 8:00 PM the City will enforce the closure of all non-essential Continue Reading →

Harlem Senator Benjamin And Others Announce Legislation To Reform NY’s Parole System

As momentum builds for criminal justice reform in New York State, State Senator Brian A. Benjamin, Assemblyman Walter Mosley, and a unique coalition of New York community groups.

NYC Correctional Health Services Announce Thousands Of Naloxone Kits Distributed At Jail Visitor Centers

Today, NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health Services announced that it has distributed more than 13,000 naloxone kits to people visiting New York City’s jails from Harlem to Hollis since the Continue Reading →

First Lady And Others Announce Expansion Of Program Uniting Families Of Incarcerated Women

First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray and NYC Department of Correction Commissioner Cynthia Brann today announced the expansion and continuation of an innovative program that allows mothers from Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Phil Weinberg, Ydanis Rodriguez And Others Announce Re-entry Services

Mayor de Blasio today announced that by the end of this year, every person in the Department of Correction’s custody will receive re-entry services to help connect them with jobs Continue Reading →