There’s new attention to problems diagnosing inmates at Rikers with mental illness. But what about people on the autism spectrum, with a low IQ or dealing with a learning disability?
Gotham Gazette’s Ben Max and City Limits’ Jarrett Murphy identify the Election-Night storylines that will matter for New York City, from the presidential race to the battle for control of Congress to the fight over the State Senate.
While the latest Census Bureau numbers indicate some progress in the city, they also show disparities in recovery across the boroughs and the potential widening of inequality between the lowest and highest risk communities.
Ahead of a likely rezoning of the area, the Department of City Planning hosted its first neighborhood planning workshop. See the city’s presentation.