NYCLU, Groups Threaten To Sue If Mayor Bill de Blasio Extends New York City Curfew

Tonight, the New York Civil Liberties Union, The Legal Aid Society, the Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center, and the Center for Constitutional Rights announced their intention to sue Mayor Bill de Blasio if he extends New York City’s curfew. Continue Reading →

100+ Organizations Urge de Blasio To Issue Eviction Moratorium And Close Housing Courts

Over 100 organizations across the city, spearheaded by the Right to Counsel NYC Coalition, sent a letter to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio urging him to issue a citywide eviction moratorium. Continue Reading →

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 →

E-Scooters & E-Bikes May Be Legal In NYC From Harlem To Hollis

Today, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez, Fernando Cabrera and Rafael Espinal announced legislation that will legalize E-scooters and E-bikes in the City of New York, headlining four bills that encompass a legislative package introduced today at the New York City Council Stated Meeting. Continue Reading →

Harlem Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Remarks For Joint Public Hearing Of Committee

By Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito

The recent attempt by ICE to arrest a woman in Human Trafficking Court confirmed our worst suspicions about ICE’s intentions. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Dickens And Other Electeds Introduce “Right To Record Act”

Right to Record Act recroppedOn July 14, Council Member Jumaane D. Williams, Deputy Leader, and Council Member Helen Rosenthal, Chair of the Committee on Contracts, held a press conference to announce the introduction of the “Right to Record Act”. Continue Reading →