Cindy Rodriguez appears in the following:
Monday, June 06, 2016
The Metropolitan Recreation Center in Williamsburg, Brooklyn has special swim hours for women only. It's an accommodation for the neighborhood's Hasidic women that's come under fire.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Monitors say the city is making progress in reforming its troubled jail system but they point out problematic uses of force are still frequent.
Thursday, May 26, 2016
This year, 118 allegations of sexual violence and harassment have been reported to medical staff at the jail complex.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
How the program designed to replace public housing is now being used to save it.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The Section 8 housing voucher is keeping the Hasidic community rooted — for now — in one of the hottest real-estate markets in the city.
Monday, May 16, 2016
A team of WNYC reporters looked into the Section 8 housing program and how it fails in New York City.
Monday, May 16, 2016
The Section 8 housing voucher gives low-income people a choice of where to live. But today that choice is increasingly limited to high-poverty neighborhoods on the outskirts of the city.
Friday, April 08, 2016
Every year roughly 15,000 poor defendants end up on Rikers Island because they can't make bail of $1,000 or less. The city wants to cut that number by monitoring people on the outside.
Friday, March 18, 2016
Now the tables have turned — the de Blasio Administration is on the hot seat as the US Attorney investigates lead in public housing.
Friday, February 26, 2016
A recent lawsuit alleges the sexual abuse of females in state prison has remained persistent because not enough is done to investigate allegations and punish guards.
Friday, February 19, 2016
Researchers from the Child Mind Institute are scanning the brains of 10,000 New York City children to find physical proof of psychiatric disorders. They started on Staten Island.
Sunday, January 24, 2016
The blizzard of 2016 left behind up to 30 inches of snow. With help from the sun, shovels and plows, New Yorkers got back to normal.
Friday, January 08, 2016
Dr. Herminia Palacio says her life informs how she tackles chronic social issues like poverty and mental illness.
Tuesday, January 05, 2016
The Mayor has appointed a medical doctor and public health expert to be Deputy Mayor of Health and Human Services. Her first task—dealing with the homeless crisis.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Starting after the new year, a group of 12 licensed social workers and psychologists will team with police officers to respond to calls involving those in a mental health crisis.
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
After years of resistance, the NYPD is teaching officers how to avoid using force when approaching the mentally ill. It requires compassion, empathy and staying calm.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
The city will spend around $2.7 billion to create 15,000 apartments for people that are chronically homeless, often because of drug addiction and mental illness.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Eight hundred low-level offenders spent half a million days in jail over the last six years, costing $129 million. Experts say locking them up is not the solution. So what is?
Thursday, November 12, 2015
The Department of Housing and Urban Development wants to ban smoking at public housing developments, not just in common areas, but inside people's apartments.
Thursday, October 22, 2015
The man suspected of killing Officer Randolph Holder had been previously diverted from jail to a drug treatment program.