For over twenty years, hundreds of students at P.S.19, one of the most overcrowded schools in New York City, have had to learn in temporary trailers with malfunctioning heating systems in the winter and hour-long bathroom lines.
Now, after years of work by Make the Road New York and our allies, the Department of Education and the School Construction Authority announced a plan to remove the trailers and build a permanent addition. Read more...
Suffolk County Long Islanders Kick Out ICE
Long Island members like Inocencia Muñoz have stood up for immigrant rights and denounced Secure Communities.
In response to our years of organizing, the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department announced it would no longer cooperate indiscriminately with ICE's unjust, dragnet deportation enforcement.
Suffolk's new policy will keep more families together, improve community-police relations, and make our communities safer. Read more...
New, Improved Human Rights Law for Suffolk
Member Frank Sprouse-Guzmán praises the expansion of the Human Rights Law with Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone
MRNY's Suffolk members have won new protections strengthening the county's Human Rights Law for all residents.
With these new protections, our communities will have the power to stand up to employers, landlords, and creditors who violate our rights. Read more...