The Mental Health Project of the Urban Justice Center (MHP) seeks a full-time Health Justice Advocacy Supervisor.
MHP signed on to a letter demanding that Mayor de Blasio use his emergency powers to protect New Yorkers from the grave possibility of the spread of COVID-19 in city jails and other lock-up facilities. Read the letter here.
Read MHP’s public comments on the proposed rule for solitary confinement in New York State.
Jennifer Parish, Director of Criminal Justice Advocacy, testified on the use of Crisis Intervention Teams (CITs) in City jails. Read her testimony here.
AMNYCommunity, Health, & Justice Organizer and Jail Action Coalition member Ms. V is quoted discussing violence and use of force in jails.
The CityMHP’s Criminal Justice Advocate Alex Abell is quoted discussing the fight to end solitary confinement in New York City in all its forms.