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LatinoJustice Applauds New York City’s Decision to Close Rikers and Move One Step Close to a Cageless Society
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581 New York, NY – Earlier today, the New York City Council held a vital vote on the plan to close Rikers. This vote was the result of...SEE MORE >>


Date: October 17, 2019
Location: New York, NY

Jorge Renaud Joins LatinoJustice PRLDEF to Help Expand the Fight for Criminal Justice Reform in Texas
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581 New York, NY– Jorge Renaud has joined LatinoJustice PRLDEF’s Reenvision Justicia program as the Regional Director for Policy &...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 12, 2019
Location: New York, NY

Florida Law Impeding Rights Restoration for Returning Citizens Goes into Effect Despite Public Opposition
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581 Orlando, FL – This weekend, Governor DeSantis signed into law Senate Bill 7066 which was passed by the Florida...SEE MORE >>


Date: July 02, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL

Advocates Around Florida Host Community Fairs to Help Restore Voting Rights for People Eligible Under Amendment 4
CONTACT: Christiaan Perez, cperez@latinojustice.org , 212-739-7581 This coming Saturday June 15 th , people who qualify to restore their voting rights under Amendment 4 can attend a Rights...SEE MORE >>


Date: June 11, 2019
Location: Orlando, FL

LatinoJustice Asks Presidential Candidates How They Will Address Policing
Presidential politics is not our forté at LatinoJustice. Laws and practices that shield the abuse of the criminal justice system on Latinx communities, are. When you start a national discourse with...SEE MORE >>


Date: June 03, 2019

A Newly Progressive Senate To Support Sweeping Criminal Justice & Immigration Reform Platform
On Thursday, New York State lawmakers announced their support for sweeping changes to the laws and institutions that are most oppressive to New York’s communities of color. With decisive majorities...SEE MORE >>


Date: February 11, 2019
Location: New York, NY

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