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The Progressive Caucus of the New York City Council is dedicated to creating a more just and equal New York City, combating all forms of discrimination, and advancing public policies that offer genuine opportunity to all New Yorkers, especially those who have been left out of our society’s prosperity.

Progressive Caucus Statement on Eric Garner Case Leak

New York, NY— The New York City Council Progressive Caucus is outraged over the abrupt removal of a New York City Civilian Complaint Review Board (CCRB) employee for leaking the disciplinary record of NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo. Officer Pantaleo has … Continue reading

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Progressive Caucus Strongly Opposes NYCHA Federal Funding Cuts

Photo: NYC.gov New York, NY— The New York City Council’s Progressive Caucus vehemently opposes President Trump’s proposed $35 million cuts in federal aid funding from the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), which represents the largest public housing authority in … Continue reading

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Progressive Caucus Statement on Ramarley Graham

New York, NY— The New York City Council Progressive Caucus stands with the family of Ramarley Graham to once again demand transparency, accountability, and justice from the NYPD. Five years have passed since Ramarley Graham was killed, and yet his … Continue reading

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Progressive Caucus Statement on Arrest of Dreamer Daniel Ramirez

The New York City Council Progressive Caucus condemns the Trump administration’s continual affront to immigrant communities, most recently with the arrest of DACA recipient and DREAMer Daniel Ramierez Medina, who was arrested by ICE agents in the Seattle area and … Continue reading

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Council Members, Advocates Speaks Out Against President Trump’s Executive Orders

Progressive Caucus Members, along with other Council Members and advocates, rallied on the steps of City Hall to stand in opposition to President Trump’s regressive executive orders. On Thursday, February 2, 2017, members of the City Council Progressive Caucus along with … Continue reading

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