Today New York Attorney General Tish James issued a comprehensive report detailing Governor Andrew Cuomo’s sexual misconduct while in office. The report found that Gov. Cuomo “sexually harassed a number of current and former New York State employees by, among other things, engaging in unwelcome and nonconsensual touching, as well as making numerous offensive commentsContinue reading “Governor Cuomo Must Resign”
It’s taken 156 years to acknowledge but on June 17, 2021, Congress passed legislation, which President Biden, swiftly signed into law, making Juneteenth a national holiday.
In 2016, Dutchess County had an unprecedented opportunity to change what a county jail is and how a criminal justice system addresses its inmates. The county legislature chose the most expensive and least effective way to seize that opportunity. On March 21 2016, the Dutchess County Legislature voted to approve a $192 million bond toContinue reading “Rescind the Jail Bond”
George Floyd. Breonna Taylor. Dimas Diaz. Stephanie Quiroz. Jimmy Atchinson. These are just five of the 1,038 Americans who have been killed by police over the past 12 months. All five were unarmed and all were people of color. Indeed, according to data from the Washington Post, African-Americans are more than twice as likely andContinue reading “DDWC Stands Against Racial Injustice and for Positive Change”