In his FY2021 budget proposal, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has called for devastating cuts to core social services, programs, and infrastructure that are crucial to communities of color - and that have had a history of under-investment. This includes environmental programs, education, youth programs (e.g. the Summer Youth Employment Program), and other agencies. The NYPD budget, however, is largely untouched and given special protections in the proposed executive budget.
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#DefundNYPD Campaign: Council Budget Vote Fails to Cut at least $1B from NYPD to Invest in Black, Latinx & other Communities of Color During Pandemic
CPR Slams Mayor de Blasio & Speaker Johnson for Playing Budget Tricks to Protect NYPD Budget Instead of Social Safety Net & Programs in Pandemic: New Yorkers Won’t Accept Anything Less Than a True $1 Billion NYPD Cut & True Reinvestment in Communities
In Letter to Mayor de Blasio and Speaker Johnson More than 170 Community Organizations Endorse Campaign to #DefundNYPD For #NYCBudgetJustice
" @NYCMayor, @NYCSpeakerCoJo, @NYCCouncil failed us" - Andrea Colon, lead organizer with the @RockawayYouth and a… https://t.co/nXQmbBjBdz
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RT @JooHyun_Kang: Hi! @changethenypd (CPR), campaign that won #Repeal50a & organized 200+ #DefundNYPD groups has 2 staff positions we… https://t.co/mmo2ZVWE7Z
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