NYCity Expands Award Winning Nationally Recognized Supervised Release Program

In anticipation of new State bail reform measures, New York City will launch an expansion of its successful Supervised Release program as a proven alternative judge will be able to assign in lieu of bail,  Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Announces Day Of Action As Safety Training Deadline Approaches

The de Blasio Administration today announced a Day of Action tomorrow, November 7, 2019, to inform day laborers, including immigrant workers, in the construction industry

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Mayor de Blasio Appoints Dermot Shea Will Be Next NYC Commissioner Of NYPD

Mayor de Blasio today announced that Dermot Shea will be the next Commissioner of the New York Police Department. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio, Rachael Ray And Others Remark On Trump Planned Cuts To SNAP Meals

Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, television host and author Rachael Ray, chef Tom Colicchio, and CEO of Hunger Free America Joel Berg today in fighting back against the Trump Administration’s proposed changes to SNAP. Continue Reading →

City Invests Millions In Communities And Comprehensive Reform To The Criminal Justice System

The City Council Subcommittee on Landmarks, Public Sitings and Dispositions and the Committee on Land Use voted on Wednesday to approve the plan to close the jails on Rikers Island and build four new borough-based facilities. Continue Reading →

The Projected City Jail Population From Harlem To Hollis Falls To 3,300 By 2026

City officials have revised the estimated jail population to 3,300 by 2026, down from the earlier estimate of 4,000, Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Johnson announced. Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Orders 30 Day Review Of Intensive Of Mental Health Intervention Programs

Mayor de Blasio announced today that the City will be conducting a 30-day review of how the City uses Kendra’s Law and other intensive mental health interventions. Continue Reading →

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