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December 1, 2022

On World AIDS Day, New Yorkers Demand Gov. Hochul Keep Promises to LGBTQ Community and Invest in Housing for People Living With HIV

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  ON WORLD AIDS DAY, NEW YORKERS DEMAND GOV. HOCHUL KEEP PROMISES TO LGBTQ COMMUNITY AND INVEST IN HOUSING FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV NEW YORK —  Today, on...

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November 29, 2022

VOCAL-NY Condemns Mayor Adams ‘Involuntary Assistance” Order That Will Harm New Yorkers

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org, 203 470 9979 VOCAL-NY CONDEMNS MAYOR ADAMS ‘INVOLUNTARY ASSISTANCE” ORDER THAT WILL HARM NEW YORKERS NEW YORK — Today, in response to Mayor Adams ordering law...

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November 20, 2022

VOCAL-NY & Survived and Punished Celebrate Tracy McCarter and Her Victory

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org VOCAL-NY AND SURVIVED & PUNISHED CELEBRATE TRACY MCCARTER AND HER VICTORY  NEW YORK — In response to news that Manhattan DA Bragg will not pursue charges against Tracy...

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November 3, 2022

Lawmakers, Students, and Parents March to Demand the City and State Create Permanent Housing for 104K Students Without Homes

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org, 203 470 9979 LAWMAKERS, STUDENTS, AND PARENTS MARCH TO DEMAND THE CITY AND STATE CREATE PERMANENT HOUSING FOR 104K STUDENTS WITHOUT HOMES See Pictures and Videos From...

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October 27, 2022

No More Homeless Students: VOCAL-NY Responds to New DOE Numbers Showing Rate of Child Homelessness Grew From 2021

CONTACT Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org  Joseph Loonam, joseph@vocal-ny.org  NO MORE HOMELESS STUDENTS: VOCAL-NY RESPONDS TO NEW DOE NUMBERS SHOWING RATE OF CHILD HOMELESSNESS GREW FROM 2021 NEW YORK — Today, the...

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September 30, 2022

End NYC’s Death Penalty: Advocates Call on Mayor Adams to Address the Crisis on Rikers

CONTACT Nick Encalada-Malinowski: nick@vocal-ny.org  Keli Young: keli@vocal-ny.org END NYC’S DEATH PENALTY: ADVOCATES CALL ON MAYOR ADAMS TO ADDRESS THE CRISIS ON RIKERS Find the Full List of Demands for Mayor...

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September 19, 2022

VOCAL-NY Honors National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org VOCAL-NY HONORS NATIONAL HIV/AIDS AND AGING AWARENESS DAY NEW YORK — Following National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day yesterday (September 18), leaders with VOCAL-NY released the following statements: “I am...

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September 19, 2022

VOCAL-NY Responds to Death of an Asylum Seeker and Wards Island Resident, Calls Out Overcrowding in NYC Shelters

CONTACT: Joseph Loonam, joseph@vocal-ny.org, 347 409 4650 VOCAL-NY RESPONDS TO DEATH OF AN ASYLUM SEEKER AND WARDS ISLAND RESIDENT, CALLS OUT OVERCROWDING IN NYC SHELTERS VOCAL-NY and Allies Called on the Mayor...

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September 13, 2022

Fix CityFHEPs Now: Advocates Call on Mayor and City Council to Reform Voucher Program to Make it Accessible to All New Yorkers

CONTACT: Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org, 203 470 9979 FIX CITYFHEPS NOW: ADVOCATES CALL ON MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL TO REFORM VOUCHER PROGRAM TO MAKE IT ACCESSIBLE TO ALL NEW YORKERS Key Reforms...

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