In response to Mayor Adams’ intention to cut City Council grant funding, the Black, Latino and Asian Caucus released the following statement:

“For years, the City Council has provided the grants to support non-profit service providers that communities of color rely upon as a lifeline. The mayor’s request to slash these resources for communities by 50% is counterproductive and would only harm the health and safety of the Black and brown New Yorkers he has proclaimed wanting to help. With this shortsighted approach, the Mayor is suggesting the City further shortchange Black, Latino and Asian communities by attacking the integral organizations they rely on to be safe. New Yorkers deserve an effective government that invests in them, not one that seeks to undermine community partners and services that are critical to them.”