Tag Archives: Public Safety

“Breaking point”
“Punto de quiebre”

"...All we’re asking is proper nurse-to-patient ratios...We need to have proper staffing. It’s like sending a soldier to war and giving them nothing to fight with..."
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Grief-stricken, and striking back
De luto y devolviendo el golpe

So far, more than 241 fatalities have been recorded in 2021, including 12 delivery cyclists who were killed on the job..
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Policing the pool
Vigilando al equipo

Body shops provide developers with a cheap labor pool, made of Black and Brown nonunion workers with criminal justice histories. They take advantage of scarce employment opportunities for reentry workers, and effectively force these workers into dangerous, low-wage jobs with no training...
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“Doing the right thing”
“Hacer lo correcto”

...we’re going to get money to rebuild some of the infrastructure of the MTA. Getting that money will give us the opportunity to take on more work, to build our membership up as they’ll have to hire more people. What’s also important about that money is it comes with a stipulation to help reduce assaults on transit workers...
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“Perfectly imperfect”
“Perfectamente imperfecto”

"Tenemos que dejar de gobernar nuestra ciudad en el espejo retrovisor. Debemos gobernar nuestra ciudad en tiempo real”...
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Avoid Disaster Recovery Scams
Evite estafas de recuperación ante desastres

El representante Adriano Espaillat insta a todos los residentes a tener cuidado con las estafas y fraudes cuando soliciten recursos federales destinados a ayudar a los afectados por el huracán Ida...
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“We just want to be visible”
“Solo queremos ser visibles”

Last week, home health care workers paraded up Broadway to City Hall to cheers as part of the city’s Hometown Heroes celebration honoring healthcare and essential workers.
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A Parade of Empty Promises
Un desfile de promesas vacías

After nearly a year and a half enduring an unprecedented health and economic crisis, it has come to this.
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Republicans Are Radical, Not Conservative

After the right-wing terrorist attack on the Capitol January 7th, some people might be confused in thinking that only Trump led us here – not Republicans.
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“Counselors, Not Cops”
“Consejeros, no policías”

High school students and City Councilmembers gathered on Tuesday to call on the city to eliminate the use of arrests...
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Stop the Stings
Alto a los engaños

Unos días antes de Navidad el año pasado, Tamarit Orquídea estaba disfrutando de los exhibidores navideños en las ventanas de la tienda...
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Tools to fight trafficking
Herramientas para combatir el tráfico

Nearly 3,000 city youth were identified as either trafficked or at-risk for trafficking in 2017. More than a third were under the age...
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