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 […]

Rikers in Crisis– Another Person Dies at Notorious Jail Complex

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Contact:  Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org | (347) 201-2769 Follow on Twitter @KatalCenter | #CutShutInvestNY Rikers in Crisis– Another Person Dies at Notorious Jail Complex With the 14th Death this Year, Mayor Must Cut Jail Population, Shut Down Rikers, and Invest In Real Safety: Housing, Health Care, Education, Jobs  New […]

RELEASE: Families, Community Groups, and Directly Impacted People Protest Outside DOC Headquarters

Katal Center Equity, Health, and Justice  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, September 7th, 2022 Contact:   Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org | (347) 201-2768 Follow on Twitter @KatalCenter | ##FreeThemNowCT   Families, Community Groups, and Directly Impacted People Protest Outside DOC Headquarters to Demand Governor and DOC Protect Incarcerated People from COVID-19 Governor Lamont and the Department of Correction […]

ADVISORY – Families, Community Groups, and Directly Impacted People Protest Outside DOC Headquarters to Demand Governor and DOC Protect Incarcerated People from COVID-19

**MEDIA ADVISORY** August 31, 2022 Contact: Yonah Zeitz – 347-201-2768 – yonah@katalcenter.org Follow online: #FreeThemNowCT | www.katalcenter.org  Families, Community Groups, and Directly Impacted People Protest Outside DOC Headquarters to Demand Governor and DOC Protect Incarcerated People from COVID-19 Hartford, CT – On Wednesday, September 7 at 11:00 AM, family members of incarcerated people, community groups, […]

Another Person Dies at Rikers– 12th Death This Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, August 15, 2022 Contact:  Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org | (347) 201-2769 Follow on Twitter @KatalCenter | #CutShutInvestNY Another Person Dies at Rikers– 12th Death this Year With Rikers in Crisis, Mayor Must Cut Jail Population, Shut Rikers, and Invest In Real Safety: Housing, Health Care, Education, Jobs  New York, NY:  This morning, […]

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: […]

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. […]

Reflections on Mayor Eric Adams: The Poor Man’s Rudy Giuliani

By: Lorenzo Jones via Medium The smoke hadn’t cleared from the New Year’s fireworks when newly elected Mayor Eric Adams launched into action to undo any perception of progress in New York City. The former cop won the Democratic primary in June 2021 with a mere fraction of the city’s electorate; most New Yorkers did […]