advisory – community groups, people and families impacted by rikers, and elected officials to rally at city hall to demand on mayor de blasio to decarcerate

ADVISORY September 20th, 2021 Contact: Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org | 347-201-2768 Crisis on Rikers Grows, 11th Death in Year at Notorious Facility Wednesday 9/22, 11 a.m.: Community Groups, People and Families Impacted by Rikers, and Elected Officials to Rally at City Hall to Demand on Mayor de Blasio to Decarcerate New York, NY – This Wednesday, September 22 at […]

AMNY:After latest Rikers Island death, de Blasio acknowledges more improvements coming

By Morgan C. Mullings via AMNY  The most recent inmate death on Rikers Island spurred renewed outrage from criminal justice advocates — and renewed promises from Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday that the city’s working to improve conditions on the penal island. During his Sept. 20 briefing at City Hall, the mayor comments on the major […]