Hearing Testimony

On June 9, 2014, The New York City Council Committee on Public Safety held a hearing on Res. 0264-2014, introduced by Council Members Jumaane Williams and Carlos Menchaca, in support of the No Condoms as Evidence Bill.

Check out video of the hearing here:

Read the text of the resolution here.

Read the testimony submitted below:

Andrea Ritchie, Co-Coordinator, Streetwise and Safe

Trina Vuitton, Youth Leader, Streetwise and Safe

Mitchyll Mora, Campaign Staff & Researcher, Streetwise and Safe

Beatrix House, Member, Red Umbrella Project

Shelby Chestnut, Co-Director of Community Organizing and Public Advocacy, New York City Anti-VIolence Project

Abigail Swenstein, Staff Attorney, Legal Aid Trafficking Victims Advocacy Project

Madeline Singas, Chief ADA, Office of Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice

Lynly Egyes, Senior Staff Attorney, Urban Justice Center

Margaret Wurth, Human Rights Watch

Hayley Gorenberg, Deputy Legal Director, Lambda Legal

Anna Saini, Community Organizer, Voices of Community Activists and Leaders – New York (VOCAL-NY)

Elizabeth Adams, Policy and Research Associate, Planned Parenthood New York City

Demetrius Thomas, Attorney, Public Policy Department, Gay Men’s Health Crisis (GMHC)

Jarad Ringer, Board Member, PROS (Providers of Resources to Sex Workers) Network

Ivan Espinoza-Madrigal, Legal Director, Center for HIV Law and Policy

On June 18, 2013, The New York City Council Committee on Civil Rights and Immigration Committee held a joint hearing on Res. 0710A-2011, introduced by Council Member Jessica Lappin, in support of the No Condoms as Evidence Bill.

Check out video of the hearing here: http://on.nyc.gov/19OgtOn

Read the text of the resolution here

Read the testimony submitted below:

Andrea Ritchie, Co-Coordinator, Streetwise and Safe

Trina Vuitton, Streetwise and Safe

Michael Polenberg, Vice President of Governmental Affairs, Safe Horizon

Kate Mogulescu, Legal Aid Society

Hayley Gorenberg, Deputy Director, Lambda Legal

Rashida Richardson, Center for HIV Law and Policy

Lillian Rivera, Director of Advocacy, Hetrick Martin Institute

Mitchyll Mora, Streetwise and Safe

John Carollo, NYPD LGBT Advisory Panel

 

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