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statement on gmdc closure on rikers island

Statement from gabriel sayegh, Co-Founder & Co-Executive Director, Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice on GMDC Closure on Rikers Island “Mayor de Blasio is getting 2018 off on the right foot by closing GMDC on Rikers Island, and we commend him and his administration for this action. This welcome development brings into focus the larger […]

wnyc news: city takes first step towards shuttering jails on rikers island

City Takes First Step Towards Shuttering Jails on Rikers Island By Cindy Rodriguez | January 2, 2018   The de Blasio Administration said it will close the George Motchan Detention Center by the summer of 2018 because of a drop in the inmate population that is due to less crime, fewer arrests for low level […]