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NYCLU demands legislative action on civil liberties issues
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NYCLU demands legislative action on civil liberties issues

Members, supporters and advocates for the New York Civil Liberties Union rallied Monday outside the Capitol in support of several bills they say would protect and expand civil rights. Public defense funding and reform, reproductive rights, transgender discrimination, electronic privacy, and police data transparency were all on the agenda for […]

Advocates seek $28 million for psychiatric rehabilitation services
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Advocates seek $28 million for psychiatric rehabilitation services

Representatives from the New York Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services (NYAPRS) joined with more than 100 direct care staff and mental health advocates to rally on the steps of the Capitol last Wednesday to call on lawmakers to increase funding for mental health recovery assisted living programs. Cries of “fair […]