Mayor Bill de Blasio hosted a town hall with Council Member Peter Koo for residents of the 20th Council District, encompassing the neighborhoods of Downtown Flushing, Murray Hill and Queensborough Hill.
Mayor de Blasio made a live appearance on Hot 97 to discuss his recent debate against two Republican opponents, where much of the discussion surrounded the recent terrorist attack that happened in the city 3 days prior.
Mayer de Blasio along with several other US mayor submitted an amicus brief to the US Supreme Court on the case Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd. v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, urging the court to rule against the cakeshop's wish to refuse service to the couple on account of their queerness.
b. Outstanding Requests and Questions from Previous Meetings
c. EEOs and Minimum Standards
a. Action Plan Update – Description of Plans to Reduce Violence, including GRVC
b. Public Comment Period on DOC Plan for Violence Reduction and GRVC
c. Staff Absenteeism and Discipline Nu
3) Public Comment on DOC Variance Request
4) Presentation and Votes on DOC Limited Variance Request–Minimum Standard 1-09(c)(1)(i) (visiting during holiday)
5) Department of Correction Commissioner Updates
a. Nunez Action Plan Update
b. Description of Plans to Reduce Violence, including GRVC
The New York City Commission on Human Rights will hold a public meeting of its Commissioners on September 21, 2023, at 12:00 P.M. at 22 Reade Street, New York, N.Y. 10007 in the Eleanor Holmes Norton Conference Room on the 2nd floor. Interested members of the public are invited to attend.
1) Approval of Minutes of March 14, 2023 Meeting
2) Board of Correction Updates
3) Department of Correction Commissioner Updates
a. Updates on Recruitment and Training
4) Correctional Health Services Updates
a. Overview of Correctional Health Services’ Simulation Center