RHI will host an event on gang raids in NYCHA at 6 pm at RHI.
—-> Here are a few articles about this issue, which is an intentional NYPD strategy affecting NYCHA communities throughout the city
– Josmar Trujillo: an activist and writer from Spanish Harlem. His essays appear regularly in AM New York, Huffington Post, City Limits, and the Daily News
– Taylonn Murphy Sr. is the father of slain 18 year old promising basketball star Tayshana “Chicken” Murphy who was murdered in Grant Houses due to a feud with a rival housing project. He has since become an activist and leads up the 696 Cure Violence site in Queensbridge
– Paula Clarke is the mother of a young man arrested as part of the Bronx 120 raid. She has become a vocal advocate on behalf of families affected by these raids