Medical marijuana is a scientifically proven intervention for people who are suffering from chronic pain and we applaud New York State for added it as a qualifying condition to access medical marijuana, said Alyssa Aguilera, Co-Executive Director, VOCAL-NY. We hope to see additional improvements
Date: Dec 03, 2016
1500 Rikers Island Inmates Have Been Behind Bars More Than A Year Without ...
"When over 1 million New Yorkers have outstanding warrants for low-level violations, something is amiss, said Alyssa Aguilera, political director of Voices Of Community Activists & Leaders New York, which opposes mass incarceration. A summons should be used to avoid unnecessary arrests, not to
Date: Apr 14, 2015
Mark Wahlberg shouldn't get a pardon for his teenage violence, but there's one ...
iers againstex-felons hoping to work inlicensed industries. In New York, for instance, licensing rules against ex-offendersbar them from becoming barbers, cosmetologists, and real estate agents, says Alyssa Aguilera of VOCAL-NY, a grassroots organization focused on HIV, drugs, and incarceration.