Today’s Verdict: Rikers Island Update, Human Rights Law for Domestic Workers & Municipal Voting Rights Law

Oct. 14, 2021
Today’s Verdict: Rikers Island Update, Human Rights Law for Domestic Workers & Municipal Voting Rights Law

Today's Verdict Host, David Lesch talks to Tony Herbert, community advocate, from The Advocates Without Borders Network, about the recent situation at Rikers Island in regards to the relocation of 100 NYPD officers to the facility and provides an update as to where the Rikers Island is heading. 

Next, Katherine Greenberg, Special Counsel at New York City Commission on Human Rights office, is here to talk about the new human rights bill that will protect domestic workers against harassment and expand their rights. 

Lastly, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez from District 10 is here to discuss the Municipal Voting Rights bill that will expand voting rights to residents with permanent legal status and work visas.

Tune in to watch on BX OMNI Channels 67 Optimum/ 2133 FiOS in the Bronx and online at bronxnet.tv on the following days and times:

PREMIERE - Friday, 10/15 at 9:30 PM
Saturday, 10/16 at 8:30 AM
Saturday, 10/16 at 3:30 PM
Sunday, 10/17 at 11:30 AM
Sunday, 10/17 at 11:30 PM