Episode

Jun 21, 2022

Today’s Verdict: Early Voting for New Yorkers in Jails | Local Law 11 | Books for Kids Foundation

In this edition of Today’s Verdict, we talk about the demand of greater access to early voting for people incarcerated on Rikers Island, as mandated by New York State law. Then, we learned more about what Local Law 11 does, how Local Law 11 will empower immigrant communities across the city and what to expect from the legal proceedings. Lastly, Books for Kids promotes literacy among preschool-aged children in under-resourced communities. Host: David Lesch | Producer: Yesenia Ramos | Editor: Luis Rebolledo | Guest(s): Anthony Posada, Supervising Attorney, The Legal Aid Society; Wennie Chin, Director of Civic Engagement, NYIC; Robin Adelson, Executive Director, Books for Kids Foundation.

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