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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