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Finally, Bloomberg has lost a fight.
The passage of the Community Safety Act marks one of the biggest losses Bloomberg has suffered in three ill-gotten terms as Mayor - and it came on the same day as the Council voted to override Bloomberg's veto of Paid Sick Leave, another major fight he just lost.
And this once-unassailable Mayor simply does not know how to handle defeat. And now the media is finally calling him on it.
We did it: we passed both CSA bills with veto-proof majorities! POLICE REFORM HAS FINALLY COME TO NYC.
On Friday, June 28th, our Homeless Organizing Academy held a beautiful and moving graduation ceremony.
"It meant a lot," said graduating Academy student and PTH member Pedro Cabrera. "All the instructors had something powerful and personal to say about their students, and everybody got emotional. A lot of times, people don't feel comfortable showing their emotions, but this graduation ceremony brought it out."
Dear Friends and Allies -
Please save the date: Wednesday, September 18th, at 7pm, for the dedication of the Jean Rice Liberation Reference Library!
It's alive! Our first product, a short profile of PTH member Pedro Cabrera, is up live on our YouTube channel!
Yesterday, we did something no one thought could be done.
"The NYPD has been on a warpath," said one PTH member. "And we're the main targets. I'm tired of being a bulls-eye.”
In April, over 80 concerned New Yorkers came together for our New York City Community Land Trust Summit<
Calling all homeless and formerly-homeless people!
Wanna conquer YouTube?
Or be the next Spike Lee?
Or just tell the world what kinda BS homeless people have to deal with, and what we're doing about it?
Then join our brand new video crew!