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A Police State Doesn't Make Us Safer: Shame on Hochul's 5-Point Subway Public Safety Plan
By Common Justice Staff on March 6, 2024


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Common Justice Reflects on Governor Kathy Hochul’s FY 2025 Executive Budget Proposal
By Alice Hamblett on February 7, 2024

Each year, the Governor’s proposed budget sets the tone for several months of negotiations in Albany....

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Transparency not Gatekeeping Keeps Us Safe
By Candacé King on February 5, 2024

Lately Mayor Eric Adams has been working overtime to make it easier for police to harm Black and Brown...

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VAWA's Solution to Fund the Police Harms Us All, Especially Women
By Common Justice Staff on September 20, 2022

By Chanda Daniels and Ina Kelleher This month marks 28 years since the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)...

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New Mayor, Same Old Mass Incarceration Problem
By D'Angelo Cameron on February 4, 2022

Eric Adams has been Mayor of New York City for a little more than a month and already his...

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The Movement Towards Fair Access to Victim Compensation
By Jessica Persaud on January 20, 2022

In the aftermath of a crime, the government offers supportive funding to survivors and their families,...

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Our Statement on Governor Hochul’s 2022 State of the State Address
By Jessica Persaud on January 6, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 6, 2022 Brooklyn, NY—Common Justice released the following statement on...

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