Press Release: 1-Year Anniversary of Less Is More

**PRESS RELEASE** September 20, 2022 Contact: Yonah Zeitz – 347-201-2768 – yonah@katalcenter.org Follow online: #LessIsMoreNY • www.lessismoreny.org    One-Year Anniversary: Less Is More Act Overhauled New York’s Parole System to Strengthen Reentry and Public Safety Families Reunited, Housing Secured, School and Job Options Expanded, and Much More for Tens of Thousands of New Yorkers Thanks […]

Another Person Incarcerated in Connecticut Dies from COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 8, 2022 Contact:  Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org | (347) 201-2769 Follow on Twitter @KatalCenter | #FreeThemNowCT  Another Person Incarcerated in Connecticut Dies from COVID-19 Governor Lamont Must Take Urgent Action to Protect Incarcerated People from COVID-19  Hartford, CT: News broke yesterday evening that another incarcerated person in Connecticut died due to […]

Another Person Dies at Rikers– 2nd Death Within 24 Hours

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 21, 2022 Contact:  Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org | (347) 201-2769 Follow on Twitter @KatalCenter | #CutShutInvestNY Another Person Dies at Rikers– 2nd Death Within 24 Hours With Rikers Out of Control, Mayor Must Cut Jail Population, Shut Rikers, and Invest In Real Safety: Housing, Health Care, Education, Jobs  New York, NY: […]

As ct legislature convenes for 2021, impacted people & community groups call on lawmakers to cut correctional populations, shut down prisons, and invest the savings into communities most impacted by mass incarceration

Posted on January 06, 2021 Wednesday, January 6th, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:   Kenyatta Thompson, kthompson@katalcenter.org | (860) 937-6094 Sumeet Sharma, ssharma@katalcenter.org | (646) 591-9483 Follow on Twitter @KatalCenter | #CutShutINVEST   As CT Legislature Convenes for 2021, Impacted People & Community Groups Call on Lawmakers to CUT Correctional Populations, SHUT Down Prisons, and INVEST the Savings Into Communities […]

Katal Center Statement on the Deadly White Supremacist Mass Shooting in Buffalo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, May 15, 2022 Contact:  Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org | (347) 201-2769 Follow on Twitter @KatalCenter  Katal Center Responds to Deadly White Supremacist Mass Shooting in Buffalo  Buffalo, NY: Yesterday, a white supremacist gunman drove over 200 miles to a predominantly Black neighborhood in Buffalo with the clear intent of killing Black people. […]

Press Release: #FreeThemNowCT Action at the Capitol

Katal Center Equity, Health, and Justice  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 4th, 2022 Contact:   Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org | (347) 201-2768 Follow on Twitter @KatalCenter | ##FreeThemNowCT  #FreeThemNowCT Campaign, Community Groups, Families, and Directly Impacted People Rally Outside the Capital to Demand Lawmakers Protect Incarcerated People from COVID-19 Lawmakers and Governor Lamont Cannot End Session Without […]

What are technical violations of probation and parole?

When people are accused of technical violations of their probation or parole, the punitive consequences are often severe and life-altering. But what are technical violations and why should states handle them differently?