‘Ultimately, defunding the police and reinvesting in needs like public health, stable housing, and youth development is both our best hope for reducing aggressive, racialized policing and a step toward addressing community violence’
The city’s land-use review process, which was shut down in the spring in the face of the pandemic, needs a quick restart, a Council leader says—quicker than the one the de Blasio administration appears to be contemplating.
Activists representing immigrant rights groups joined Black Lives Matters protestors at City Hall, calling for the city to protect funding for immigration nonprofits.
“I was filled with sadness. I didn’t know what to do,” the street artist told NY Japion. “I looked for a space to create art.”