HMM 7 – 17 – 2020
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Today on the Hudson Mohawk Magazine
First, Jordan Dale of DivestNY gives Mark Dunlea an update on the campaign to get the NYS pension fund to divest from fossil fuels.
Then, on Reclaiming History, Lovonia Mallory speaks with Teddy Monclaire about his fashion line.
After that, Michele Maserjian speaks with Rebecca Garrard from Citizen Action NY and Housing Justice for All about campaigns to protect tenants in New York State.
Then, Katherina Gallagher speaks with Kathy Manley, legal director of the Coalition for Civil Freedoms, about the devastating impacts of COVID-19 in prisons,
And to close out the show, Elizabeth Press speaks with Shawn Young from All of Us Community Action Group about Schenectady’s recent ban on police officers placing their knees on a person’s head or neck as a control hold.
But first, here are the headlines.