Op-ed: The NYPD's treatment of Jazmine Headley and child was a case study in needless trauma

Op-ed: The NYPD's treatment of Jazmine Headley and child was a case study in needless trauma

30 Dec 2018

By Tanya Krupat and Susan Chinitz

The recent disturbing video of police officers and security officers wrenching Jazmine Headley’s 1-year-old son from her arms as they arrest her in a Brooklyn Human Resources Administration office has sparked a needed conversation about the criminalization of the working poor. The violent and chaotic arrest is shocking not only because of the circumstances that led to it, but for the trauma inflicted on mother and son.

Having advocated for policies to safeguard children at the time of a parent’s arrest for more than a decade, we find the lack of consideration and concern for the well-being of Headley’s child by any of the professionals involved to be striking.

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Keeping the Holiday Spirit Alive

Keeping the Holiday Spirit Alive

15 Dec 2018

NY1 joined St. James' Church and the Osborne Association for our annual Share the Joy event.

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Osborne Thanks STATE Bags for Their Generous Support

Osborne Thanks STATE Bags for Their Generous Support

20 Dec 2018

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State Bags Explores Charitable Side of Black Friday

State Bags Explores Charitable Side of Black Friday

22 Nov 2018

The company has rolled its Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Giving Tuesday initiatives into a cohesive program to benefit the Osborne Association.

 

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Osborne Graduates Celebrate Fresh Starts

Osborne Graduates Celebrate Fresh Starts

15 Dec 2018

On Friday, December 14, working with L+M's Director of Community Investment Samantha Franklin, we were joined by Bronx News 12 for our Bronx Workforce Development graduation. 

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