Insights to Impact

The Latest from Brooklyn Community Foundation


Liane Stegmaier
Vice President of Communications and Strategy

Today, together with criminal justice advocates across New York State, we are celebrating a landmark reform victory: the State Legislature has passed legislation to raise the age of criminal responsibility to 18-years-old. 

Kaberi Banerjee-Murthy
Vice President of Programs

All across New York City, criminal justice advocates and organizers are celebrating one of the biggest victories in recent memory: the Mayor’s announcement of a plan to close Rikers Island by 2027.