This one will really trip you off line!!!
According to the Astoria Post, one of the sponsors, Tiffany Caban, said “The gang database is nothing but a dragnet to surveil and criminalize Black and brown New Yorkers, especially youth.”
Full article, HERE from PM.
And if you read her issues paper, it’s even scarier…
- Defund, and ultimately disband, the NYPD and replace it with a community-led public safety infrastructure
- Fight to close Rikers Island before 2026 and halt the construction of the borough-based jails proposal
- Create a citywide bail vouchers program to facilitate the release of incarcerated individuals
- Remove police from schools, traffic enforcement, homeless outreach, and hospitals
Full link/issues paper HERE!
And she got elected on this!!!