The deadline for NYC to finalize its budget is Tuesday June 30, 2020 and protestors with the Occupy City Hall movement have set up camp to demand a $1 billion cut to the NYPD. The movement suggests that the one sixth deduction from the police department be reallocated into projects like housing, healthcare, education and social services. Occupy City Hall has caught a lot of attention and support, but as the budget deadline draws nearer. If you can’t join in person, organizers are actively looking for donations, and recommend @occupycityhall for details, or any of these additional ways you can contribute to the Black Lives Matter movement.
Reopening NYC is upon us and you might have already enjoyed your first post-lockdown meal outside your home, so for the next one consider venturing out to one of these black-owned restaurants in Bushwick.
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ALL DAY OCCUPY CITY HALL
10 a.m. Times Square – RALLY and MARCH
12 P.M. ACP Jr. State Building – BLACK BUSINESS WALK
12 P.M. 59th St. Columbus Circle – JUSTICE FOR BREONNA PROTEST
1 P.M. 125th/ACP Blvd – MARCH
2 P.M. Washington Square – MARCH
3 P.M. City Hall – HOMELESS RALLY AND MARCH
11 A.M. 950 River Ave – CARAVAN DANCE PROTEST
4:30 P.M. Claremont Park – LEARN + MARCH
Cover photo by Megan Burney.
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