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District 39

Shahana Hanif

Downtown Brooklyn-DUMBO-Boerum Hill, Carroll Gardens-Cobble Hill-Gowanus-Red Hook, Park Slope, Windsor Terrace-South Slope, Sunset Park (West), Green-Wood Cemetery, Prospect Heights, Borough Park, Kensington, Flatbush (West)-Ditmas Park-Parkville, Prospect Park

City Limits – “Councilwoman Shahana Hanif, chair of the Council’s Immigration Committee, said her office invited OCCF representatives to testify at Monday’s hearing in order to clarify the situation and to provide basic information, like how many detainees have been vaccinated so far at the facility against COVID-19. ‘But they declined our invitation and will not be appearing on Monday’

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Inside City Hall – Councilwoman Shahana Hanif joined NY1 political anchor Errol Louis on “Inside City Hall” on Tuesday to talk about some of her legislative priorities. She weighed in on President Joe Biden’s planned visit to the city later this week, saying that she would like him to tour Rikers Island to witness first-hand the deplorable conditions inside the jail complex.

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City + State – “Council Member Hanif, also from Brooklyn, appeared shaken while speaking about the conditions she witnessed. ‘I’m still decompressing yesterday’s visit,” she said. ‘It’s important to remember that most people on Rikers are still awaiting trial. They haven’t been convicted of anything’ [Read More Here].”