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Prison Reform

"We’re sentencing people to death right now," argued Assemblymember Carmen De La Rosa.

Relief in Release | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen and Debralee Santos Overlooking Highbridge Park, the building is an unassuming structure tucked into a quiet, leafy intersection on Edgecombe Avenue. It once served as the 100-bed Mother Cabrini Memorial Hospital, one of the numerous facilities…

Relief after Re-entry | Manhattan Times

By Gregg McQueen A new federal bill named for Kalief Browder, who committed suicide after incarceration on Rikers Island, is designed to improve mental health services for those re-entering society after serving jail time. New York Congressman Joe Crowley,…