Summary On January 11, 2022, TakeRoot, the Legal Action Center, and the NYC LGBTQI ATI/Reentry Working Group released Alternative to Incarceration & Reentry Services for the LGBTGNCNBQI+ Community: Research Findings, Best Practices and Recommendations for the Field. LGBTGNCNBQI+ people are overrepresented in the criminal
Summary This overview report shares the research and policy work we completed with partner groups during the first years of the COVID-19 pandemic. We admire the dedication and work of our community partners, who cared for their communities and fought
Summary On March 22, 2022, the Right to Counsel NYC Coalition (RTCNYC) and TakeRoot released “Organizing is Different Now: How the Right to Counsel Strengthens the Tenant Movement in New York City“. The report documents the impact of Right to
A new report by TakeRoot Justice and Stand for Tenant Safety Coalition documents the experience of tenants whose buildings underwent recent construction and the gaps in laws intended to protect tenants from the practice of construction as harassment.
Summary On January 20, 2022, the Stand for Tenant Safety Coalition (“STS”) and TakeRoot released Unfinished Business at the Department of Buildings: The Gaps in Laws Intended to Protect Tenants from Construction as Harassment, and Our Community-driven Solutions. The report
Summary On September 29, 2021, TakeRoot and Rise released An Unavoidable System: The Harms of Family Policing and Parents’ Vision for Investing in Community Care. The report was co-authored by parent leaders at Rise with the support of TakeRoot and
Unfortunately, my story is not unique and the abuse continues. A recent report by the Sylvia Rivera Law Project and TakeRoot Justice, “It’s Still War in Here,” documents the abusive conditions in New York state prisons.
Summary On June 30, 2021, TakeRoot and the Sylvia Rivera Law Project released It’s Still War in Here: A Statewide Report on the Trans, Gender Non-Conforming, Intersex (TGNCI) Experience in New York Prisons and the Fight for Trans Liberation, Self-Determination and
Summary On December 8, 2020, TakeRoot and African Communities Together (ACT) released Licensing a Legacy: African Hair Braiders’ Vision for Reforming Professional Licensure in New York City. Hair braiding is a profession largely by and for Black women. It represents an
The research shows that laws designed to protect voucher-holders from discrimination are failing.