Civil rights groups hold town hall to discuss NYPD reforms around ‘decriminalizing’ protests

February 17, 2021

...New York City’s police reform and reinvention plan as required by Governor Andrew Cuomo is due on April 1. The CPR and its partnering organizations are holding town halls and forums to hear the community and safety needs of all New Yorkers. After the event series concludes on Feb. 25, CPR will incorporate findings from these meetings into a report and present it to the public and the New York City Council.

During the Wednesday event, leaders and members of the NYCLU, Bronx Defenders and the Center for Constitutional Rights shared personal experiences from protests in New York City and its surrounding boroughs over the past year.  ...

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February 17, 2021