New York City is making monumental progress on criminal justice reform — but our efforts must go further than just reducing the number of people in our jails. We are, as a city, fundamentally rethinking how we treat people in our facilities — especially those with serious health needs. We are working to reduce the number of people with serious health needs from entering our facilities in the first place by investing heavily in resources like supportive and transitional housing, mental health crisis and response times, and improving access to health care through a program called NYC Care.
top of page
bottom of page