Truly Equipping New York City to End Mass Incarceration and Close Rikers [by Co-Director Brandon Holmes]

By |2019-12-10T15:09:41-05:00December 10th, 2019|Press|

Gotham Gazette

On October 17, the New York City Council held a historic vote on the future of Rikers Island. This vote, and the organizing that influenced the Council to improve upon the mayor’s proposed plan, was passed alongside upwards of $260 million of investments into community-based solutions and resources outside of the justice system.