CPR Announcements

CPR Launches #WhereIAmGoing Video Campaign to Raise Awareness, Change Conversation About Stop-and-Frisk

Screenshot of WhereIAmGoing Video Campaign Launch Page

On June 30,  Communities United For Police Reform (CPR) launched a new video series to highlight the negative impact of the NYPD's stop-and-frisk policyProduced by Firelight Films, the short documentaries tell the stories of ordinary New Yorkers – a police officer, a mother, a clergyman and a young person – and how they and their neighborhoods have bee

City Council Passes Key bills of Community Safety Act with Veto-Proof Majorities

Around 2:22 am, early the morning of Thursday June 27, 2013, the New York City Council took an historic vote, passing key bills of the Community Safety Act, the End Discriminatory Profiling Act (Intro 1080) and the Independent NYPD Oversight Act (Intro 1079) with veto proof majorities of 34 to 17 and 40 to 11 respectively.

New Yorkers Rally at City Hall calling for Council Passage of Community Safety Act Bills

New Yorkers Rally at City Hall for Passage of Community Safety Act Bills by Council

On Monday, June 24, 2013, New Yorkers from across the five boroughs, representing the breadth of diverse communities of the city, gathered on the steps of City Hall to call on the New York City Council to swiftly pass the Discriminatory Profiling Ban and Independent NYPD Oversight bills of the Community Safety Act.

Alert: New Yorkers to Rally to Call for City Council Passage of Community Safety Act Bills

On Monday, June 24 at 10AM, New Yorkers from across the city will rally on the steps of City Hall to call on the New York City Council to pass key bills of the Community Safety Act, the End NYPD Discriminatory Profiling Act (Intro 1080) and the Independent NYPD Oversight Act (Intro 1079). These bills, introduced in their original version last year, are finally nearing a vote by the full City Council.

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