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March 17, 2022

VOCAL-NY Slams Gov. Hochul for Rushing Through Bail Rollbacks in Last Days of Budget Session

CONTACT Nick Encalada-Malinowski, nick@vocal-ny.org, 347-259-4835 Mariah McGough, Mariah@vocal-ny.org, 203 470 9979 VOCAL-NY SLAMS GOV. HOCHUL FOR RUSHING THROUGH BAIL ROLLBACKS IN LAST DAYS OF BUDGET SESSION NEW YORK — In response to Governor...

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March 14, 2022

VOCAL-NY Responds To One-House Budget Proposals

CONTACT Mariah McGough, Mariah@vocal-ny.org, 203 470 9979 VOCAL-NY RESPONDS TO ONE-HOUSE BUDGET PROPOSALS NEW YORK — In response to the New York Senate and Assembly releasing their one-house budget proposals over the...

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March 13, 2022

VOCAL-NY RESPONDS TO BRAZEN VIOLENCE AGAINST TWO HOMELESS NEW YORKERS IN NYC

CONTACT Celina Trowell, Celina@vocal-ny.org, 347-309-6621 VOCAL-NY RESPONDS TO BRAZEN VIOLENCE AGAINST TWO HOMELESS NEW YORKERS IN NYC NEW YORK — In response to the reports of deadly attacks on homeless New Yorkers, VOCAL-NY released...

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March 2, 2022

Lawmakers and Advocates Demand Fair And Equal Statewide Access to Lifesaving Housing Assistance for People With HIV Experiencing Homelessness or Housing Instability

CONTACT Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org, 203 470 9979 LAWMAKERS AND ADVOCATES DEMAND FAIR AND EQUAL STATEWIDE ACCESS TO LIFESAVING HOUSING ASSISTANCE FOR PEOPLE WITH HIV EXPERIENCING HOMELESSNESS OR HOUSING INSTABILITY  ALBANY, N.Y....

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February 18, 2022

Mayor Adams: Budget Cuts to Services and Care Will Cause More Violence, Not Prevent It

CONTACT Jawanza Williams, Jawanza@vocal-ny.org MAYOR ADAMS: BUDGET CUTS TO SERVICES AND CARE WILL CAUSE MORE VIOLENCE, NOT PREVENT IT NEW YORK — On Wednesday, Mayor Adams released his initial 2023 budget proposal for New York City. The...

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February 15, 2022

Lawmakers and Advocates Demand an End to Qualified Immunity in NYS at Virtual Press Conference

CONTACT Keli Young, Keli@vocal-ny.org  Mariah McGough, Mariah@vocal-ny.org LAWMAKERS AND ADVOCATES DEMAND AN END TO QUALIFIED IMMUNITY IN NYS AT VIRTUAL PRESS CONFERENCE View a Recording of the Press Conference Here S1991/A4331 Would...

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February 15, 2022

HAVP Passes Out of Assembly Housing Committee as Service Providers Sign Onto Letter Urging Stewart-Cousins, Heastie, and Hochul to Fund the Program in the Budget

CONTACT Joseph Loonam, Joseph@vocal-ny.org, 347-409-4650 Mariah McGough, Mariah@vocal-ny.org, 203-470-9979  HAVP PASSES OUT OF ASSEMBLY HOUSING COMMITTEE AS SERVICE PROVIDERS SIGN ONTO LETTER URGING STEWART-COUSINS, HEASTIE, AND HOCHUL TO FUND THE PROGRAM IN...

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February 8, 2022

VOCAL-NY APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF HAVP OUT OF SENATE HOUSING COMMITTEE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 8, 2022 CONTACT Joseph Loonam, Joseph@vocal-ny.org, 347-409-4650 Mariah McGough, Mariah@vocal-ny.org, 203-470-9979 VOCAL-NY APPLAUDS PASSAGE OF HAVP OUT OF SENATE HOUSING COMMITTEE ALBANY, N.Y. — Today,...

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February 3, 2022

VOCAL-NY Responds to President Biden Visiting NYC to Discuss Violence Prevention With Mayor Adams

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 3, 2022 CONTACT Mariah McGough, mariah@vocal-ny.org, 203 470 9979 VOCAL-NY RESPONDS TO PRESIDENT BIDEN VISITING NYC TO DISCUSS VIOLENCE PREVENTION WITH MAYOR ADAMS This Evening, VOCAL-NY Members Will...

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