Uptown’s Rosenthal And City Council Mandate Critical Maternal Health Services On Rikers Island

Today the City Council overwhelmingly passed legislation introduced by Council Member Helen Rosenthal to increase critical maternal health services for people incarcerated on Rikers Island. Become an Harlem World Insider Continue Reading →

Harlem Youth Advocate Uses Hip Hop To Educate Formerly Incarcerated Youth On Rikers Island

We love love, love positive and moving stories that show how individuals and organizations step up to provide services beyond their usual mission. Become an Harlem World Insider – Sign-Up Continue Reading →

As Rikers Island Jails Close Plans For NYC’s Borough-Based Jails Program Opens From Harem To Hollis

The NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) today, on behalf of the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice (MOCJ) and the NYC Department of Correction (DOC), released a Notice of Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Mark-Viverito Statement On The Closing of Rikers Island And More (Video)

Here are the Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito words: A year ago, I made a promise to overhaul New York City’s criminal justice system and make New York a more fair Continue Reading →