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#closerikers campaign applauds mayor de blasio for joining the movement PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Emily NaPier, Dir. of Public Affairs, or 315.243.5135 March 31, 2017 Following Relentless Advocacy from the #CLOSErikers Campaign, City Hall Joins the Effort to #CLOSErikers and Begin Building Communities Today, a year after the #CLOSErikers campaign launched a relentless advocacy effort, Mayor de Blasio announced City Hall’s support for closing […]

statement from glenn e. martin, justleadershipusa and gabriel sayegh, katal center for health, equity, and justice on mayor bill de blasio’s announcement to close rikers Glenn E. Martin, President and Founder of JustLeadershipUSA, and Gabriel Sayegh, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice are leaders in the #CLOSErikers campaign. They issued the following statements in response to the announcement from Mayor Bill de Blasio that Rikers Island will be closed. Glenn E. Martin, […]