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supporting letter – less is more act

New York Officials and Community Organizations Call for Passage of the Less is More Act (S.1343C – Benjamin / A.5493B – Mosley)   Download the full Less Is More Act Supporting Letter here.   New York reincarcerates more people on parole for technical violations like missing an appointment with a parole officer, being late for curfew, or […]

opinion: how new york is failing those left behind at rikers island

Opinion: How New York Is Failing Those Left Behind At Rikers Island by Erin Corbett and Keith Brown   Rikers, as usual, is in the news. From the calls for New York to move towards true decarceration by closing Rikers, to the heated public discourse surrounding the plans to open smaller, borough jails , Rikers has permeated and pierced […]

release: less is more coalition applauds the new york city council for passing resolution 829

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 29, 2019 Contact: Yan Snead, | 609.680.8185   Less Is More Coalition Applauds the New York City Council for Passing Resolution 829 Resolution Pressures Albany to Pass the Less is More Act and Reform New York’s Outdated Parole System Meaningful Parole Reform is Critical to Closing Rikers Island – Albany Must Act […]

statement: nyc council speaker corey johnson calls on albany to “fix the system” including passing the less is more act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 20, 2019 Contact: Tom Meara, | 718.309.3506 Yan Snead, | 609.680.8185     NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson Calls on Albany to “Fix the System” Including Passing the Less Is More Act   The Katal Center for Health, Equity, and Justice Applauds NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson for Confronting Issues with the Parole […]

release: community groups, advocates, and people impacted by parole convene for lobby day and rally on #lessismoreny, following scandalous gothamist report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 8, 2019   Contact: Tom Meara, | 718.309.3506 Yan Snead, | 609.680.8185     COMMUNITY GROUPS, ADVOCATES, AND PEOPLE IMPACTED BY PAROLE CONVENE FOR LOBBY DAY AND RALLY ON #LessIsMoreNY AT THE CAPITOL, FOLLOWING SCANDALOUS GOTHAMIST REPORT Coalition of Former Community Corrections Commissioners and People on Parole Join Forces to Reform a Broken […]