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january 14, 2022 | next city
Racial Justice On the Ballot for New York City Voters This Fall


DecEMBER 30, 2021 | AMSTERDAM NEWS
Historic NYC Racial Justice Commission approves final ballot proposals to dismantle structural racism in city’s charter


DecEMBER 30, 2021 | IMPACTO LATINO
Racial Justice Commission presents proposals to dismantle systemic racism


DecEMBER 30, 2021 | QUEENS CHRONICLE
RJC finalizes ballot proposals for Nov. 8


DecEMBER 29, 2021 | CITY & STATE
Racial justice is coming to a New York City ballot near you


DecEMBER 29, 2021 | BKREADER
NYers Will Vote on These 3 ‘Landmark’ Proposals to Make the City More Racially Just


DecEMBER 29, 2021 | pix11
Racial Justice Commission: Ending systemic racism in NYC


DecEMBER 29, 2021 | sing tao
Qu Yuanyi, the only Chinese of the New York City Constitution Amendment Committee for Racial Justice: Eliminating structural racism is of great significance | Sing Tao


DecEMBER 29, 2021 | sing tao
The Commission for Racial Justice submits a report to be included in the referendum in the general election next November


DecEMBER 29, 2021 | wurd radio
WURD Reality Check with Charles Ellison


DecEMBER 29, 2021 | nbc4
Racial Justice Commission Ballot Proposals in NYC


DecEMBER 28, 2021 | cbs2
March Held To Deliver New York City Racial Justice Commission’s Ballot Proposals To City Clerk’s Office


DecEMBER 27, 2021 | CBS New york
New York City Racial Justice Commission Votes To Put 3 Proposals On 2022 General Election Ballot


DecEMBER 24, 2021 | si advance
NYC Racial Justice Commission invites New Yorkers to join in march to city clerk’s office with final ballot proposals


DecEMBER 13, 2021 | BROOKLYN PAPER
Racial Justice Commission Advances Recommendations to Scrub City of Structural Racism


DecEMBER 10, 2021 | gOTHAM GAZETTE
NYC Racial Justice Commission Approves Three Proposals for 2022 Ballot


DecEMBER 9, 2021 | AP
NYC Racial Justice Commission proposes ballot measures


DecEMBER 7, 2021 | the city
New Yorkers Will Get to Vote on Plans to Advance Racial Equity in the City


decEMBER 6, 2021 | bk reader
Racial Justice Commission Reviews Ballot Proposals for City Charter Inclusion


decEMBER 3, 2021 | the takeaway
What is the NYC Racial Justice Commission?


NOVEMBER 29, 2021 | gotham gazette
De Blasio’s Racial Justice Commission to Vote on Potential Ballot Proposals for City Charter Changes


NOVEMBER 12, 2021 | queens chronicle
The New York Racial Justice Commission seeks report input


NOVEMBER 11, 2021 | staten island advance
NYC Racial Justice Commission to host virtual public engagement session


NOVEMBER 11, 2021 | amsterdam news
City Hall’s Racial Justice Commission wants your input


NOVEMBER 10, 2021 | brooklyn paper
“East New York is Not for Sale”: Community Land Trust Community Seeks Hope in Racial Justice Commission


NOVEMBER 5, 2021 | bronx times
NYC for Racial Justice to hold public input meeting in the Bronx


October 31, 2021 | NORwood News
City Racial Justice Commission Discusses Racial Disparities in Health and Mental Health


October 14, 2021 | QUEENS CHRONICLE
Racial justice report finds six inequities


October 10, 2021 | daily news
Proposed preamble to NYC Charter emphasizing racial justice is on the way


October 8, 2021 | MSNBC
The Beat with Ari Melber


October 7, 2021 | Brooklyn paper
New Yorkers of Color Breakdown Structural Barriers in New Racial Justice Commission Report


October 7, 2021 | bk reader
Racial Justice Commission Finds Six Patterns of Racial Inequity to Tackle in NYC


October 7, 2021 | Racial Justice Commission
Historic NYC Racial Justice Commission Releases First Report


October 5, 2021 | Bronx 12
NYC Racial Justice Commission to release report on Thursday


September 2, 2021 | Queens Chronicle
New charter to upend structural racism?


September 1, 2021 | Zenger News
Historic New York Racial Commission Seeks to Revise City Charter


August 31, 2021 | Bronxnet
NYC Racial Justice Commission Hosts Public Input Session in the Bronx


August 5, 2021 | Brooklyn Paper
Brooklynites Testify Before City’s Racial Justice Commission


July 30, 2021 | Staten Island advance
Staten Islanders voice their concerns about disparities in the borough to NYC Racial Justice Commission


July 29, 2021 | Gotham Gazette
De Blasio Racial Justice Commission Launches Public Hearings Leading to Ballot Proposals


July 28, 2021 | Pix 11
NYC racial justice commission holds first listening session Thursday


July 28, 2021 | Staten island advance
NYC Racial Justice Commission to host first public input session on Staten Island


June 24, 2021 | Staten island advance
NYC Racial Justice Commission honors Juneteenth in discussion with civil rights advocates and community leaders


March 29, 2021 | Staten island advance
Yesenia Mata sees hope for New York City’s future as she represents Staten Island on new racial justice commission


March 23, 2021 | New york times
After Unrest and Protests, N.Y.C. Creates Group to Dismantle Structural Racism


March 23, 2021 | staten island advance
NYC mayor creates panel to examine structural racism in city; Staten Islander Yesenia Mata named


March 23, 2021 | wall street journal
Racial-Justice Commission Will Examine Inequities in New York City

Op-Ed

DecEMBER 30, 2021 | AMSTERDAM NEWS
Root out systemic racism


April 12, 2021 | CUNY TV
NYC’s Racial Justice Commission with Jennifer Jones Austin | Bob Herbert’s Op-Ed.TV

Press Releases

DecEMBER 28, 2021 | mayor’s press office
Historic NYC Racial Justice Commission Approves Final Ballot Proposals Intended to Dismantle Structural Racism in the City’s Charter 


DecEMBER 27, 2021 | racial justice commission
Historic NYC Racial Justice Commission Approves Final Ballot Proposals Intended to Dismantle Structural Racism in the City’s Charter 


DecEMBER 9, 2021 | racial justice commission
NYC Racial Justice Commission Issues Statement on Passage of Int. No. 1867


NOVEMBER 5, 2021 | Racial Justice Commission
NYC for Racial Justice Public Engagement Campaign


March 23, 2021 | Mayor’s press office
A Recovery for All of Us: Mayor de Blasio Announces Nation’s First Ever Racial Justice Commission to Root Out Systemic and Institutional Racism

Video


May 27, 2021 | NBC 4
Looking at the Impact of NYC’s Racial Justice Commission