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Common Justice, Councilmembers Mercedes Narcisse and Tiffany Cabán celebrate the passage of Resolution #0025-2022, which calls upon NYS to pass A.8619A (Meeks)/S.7573 (Myrie).

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Jessica Persaud

Jessica Persaud is the Director of Policy at Common Justice.

New York, NY – Today, the New York City Council passed Resolution 0025-2022, sponsored by Councilwoman Mercedes Narcisse which calls upon the New York State legislature to pass, and the Governor to sign, A.8619A (Meeks)/S.7573 (Myrie). If passed, this legislation would expand eligibility for victims and survivors of crime to access victim compensation funds.

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