“The thing about the CCRB is it’s a volunteer job, and you basically run the agency, even though you don’t get the support,” the mayoral hopeful said of her year-long stint at the Civilian Complaint Review Board.
The mayoral hopeful spent a little more than a year as chair of the Civilian Complaint Review Board, where former staffers who spoke with City Limits say she did not improve the dysfunctional agency in tangible ways.
Those who’ve experienced solitary confinement report lasting and debilitating effects from the isolation, and struggle to find programs to help them cope after release. At the same time, New York is still isolating people in prisons.
Advocacy groups are dispensing information, answering questions and offering rides to help unhoused New Yorkers exercise their rights.
Under conditional pardons the governor began issuing in 2018, more than 60,000 people on parole had their voting rights restored. But only a few thousand have registered to vote, and more than 10,000 have lost their rights because of parole violations.
El crecimiento en la lista de votantes está a la mitad del ritmo de 2016.
Luego de un caótico conteo primario el 23 de junio en el que se invalidaron más de 84,000 boletas por correo, algunos legisladores están presionando por nuevas opciones para los votantes que quieren evitar los lugares de votación.
Following a chaotic June 23 primary count in which more than 84,000 mail-in ballots were invalidated, some lawmakers are pushing for new options for voters who want to avoid polling places.