Press Releases

Latina/o Labor, Faith and Community Leaders Call for Reforms to Curb Discriminatory Stop-and-Frisk Policing and Improve Police Accountability

Announce September 27th day of advocacy at City Hall and support for passage of NYPD reform legislative package – Community Safety Act
A coalition of Latina/o elected officials and community and labor leaders today announced its support for a legislative package of police reforms – known as the Community Safety Act – and called for all New Yorkers to stand up against discriminatory policing by participating in a major advocacy day on Thursday, Sept. 27.

Communities United for Police Reform Hails Councilmember Williams’ NYPD Reform Package

New Campaign Joins with Councilmembers to Introduce Historic Legislation Aimed at Curbing Discriminatory Stop and Frisk and Related Police Practices

Members of Communities United for Police Reform, a new grassroots campaign of community members and advocacy organizations formed to end discriminatory stop-and-frisk and related practices, today hailed Councilmember Jumaane Williams' NYPD reform legislation on the City Hall steps.