NYC Council Speaker Mark-Viverito, community leaders, elected officials demand the removal of Central Park monument honoring physician J. Marion Sims, who performed medical experiments on enslaved black women.
Recent Press Releases
- Council Votes on Legislative Package to Create Citywide Residential Curbside Organics Collection Program, Advance NYC’s Zero Waste Efforts June 8, 2023
- Statement from Speaker Adams on FEMA’s Latest Round of Funding for Asylum Seeker Services June 7, 2023
- Statement from Speaker Adams in Support of State Passage of the Clean Slate Act June 2, 2023
- Statement from Speaker Adrienne Adams and Criminal Justice Chair Carlina Rivera on the Latest Federal Monitor Report on City Jails and the Department of Correction’s Actions to Limit Transparency and Oversight June 1, 2023
- Statement from Council Member Justin Brannan, Chair of the Finance Committee, on Comments by the Office of Management and Budget Director Jacques Jiha Regarding the City Budget May 31, 2023
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