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Katal Testifies at DOC Budget Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 17, 2024 Contact:  Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org | (347) 201-2769 Follow on Twitter @KatalCenter | #ShutRikers | #CutShutInvestNY Statement from the Katal Center on Joint Budget Hearing Held by the New York City Council Committee on Criminal Justice and the Committee on Finance New York, NY: Today, the New York City […]

 Katal Center Responds to Adams Administration Statement About Rikers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday,  May 16, 2024 Contact: Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org • 347-201-2769 Follow on Twitter/X @KatalCenter • #ShutRikers #CutShutInvestNY  Katal Center Responds to Adams Administration Statement About the Borough-Based Jail Plan, the Delayed Construction Timelines, and Shutting Down Rikers   Statement by the Katal Center  New York, NY: Today, the Mayor Eric Adams’s administration via […]

Legislation to Expand and Bolster the State Commission of Correction (S5877), Advances through Senate Crime, Crime Victims, and Correction Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday,  May 6, 2024 Contact: Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org • 347-201-2769 Follow on Twitter/X @KatalCenter • #ShutRikers #CutShutInvestNY Legislation to Expand and Bolster the State Commission of Correction (S5877), Advances through Senate Crime, Crime Victims, and Correction CommitteeWith at least 31 People Dead in NYC Jails Under Mayor Adams, the State Commission of […]

Katal at 2024 Middlesex High School Career Fair Expo

Katal at 2024 Middlesex High School Career Fair Expo Talking with young people about farming Last month, on Thursday, 4/25, Katal staff and members participated in the 2024 Career Fair Expo for High School Students, held in Middletown. The Career Fair is hosted annually by the Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce, Middlesex Consortium of Schools, […]

Mayor Adams Finally Appointments Two New Commissioners to Dormant Local Conditional Release Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday,  March 28, 2024 Contact: Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org • 347-201-2769 Follow on Twitter/X @KatalCenter • #ShutRikers #CutShutInvestNY  Following Two Years of Rising Jail Population and Increasing Dysfunction at Rikers, Mayor Adams Finally Appointments Two New Commissioners to Dormant Local Conditional Release Commission  Statement by the Katal Center  New York, NY: Today, the […]

RELEASE: Under Mayor Adams, Crisis Worsens at City Jails as Another Person Dies in Custody

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday,  March 26, 2024 Contact: Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org • 347-201-2769 Follow on Twitter/X @KatalCenter • #ShutRikers #CutShutInvestNY Under Mayor Adams, Crisis Worsens at City Jails as Another Person Dies in Custody  With at least 31 People Dead and Violence on the Rise Under Adams, Calls Grow for Federal Receiver to Intervene   Statement […]

Statement from the Katal Center on Today’s City Council Budget Hearing on Mental Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, March 21, 2024 Contact:  Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org | (347) 201-2769 Follow on Twitter @KatalCenter | #ShutRikers | #CutShutInvestNY Statement from the Katal Center on the Joint Budget Hearing Held by the New York City Council Committee on Health and the Committee on Mental Health, Disabilities and Addiction New York, NY: Today, […]

NYC Public Advocate, with Support from the Chair of the Committee on Criminal Justice, Re-Introduces Council Resolution 183

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 6, 2024 Contact: Yonah Zeitz, yonah@katalcenter.org • 347-201-2769 Follow on X/Twitter @KatalCenter • #ShutRikers NYC Public Advocate, with Support from the Chair of the Committee on Criminal Justice, Re-Introduces Council Resolution 183, Calling on the Federal Courts to Appoint an Independent Receiver at Rikers  Call for Federal Courts to Take […]