Jumaane D. Williams

Jumaane D. Williams is a New York City Council member for District 45 and represents Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, and Canarsie in Brooklyn.

Jumaane D. Williams appears in the following:

Hercules in Manhattan

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Watch a dramatic reading of a Greek tragedy about a gruesome act of violence committed by an angry man with an invincible weapon. A conversation about gun violence will follow.


Theater of War: A Dramatic Reading of Sophocles' Philoctetes by Bill Camp, Amy Ryan and Chinasa Ogbuagu

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Explore the visible and invisible wounds of war through a reading of Sophocles’ Philoctetes featuring Bill Camp, Amy Ryan and Chinasa Ogbuagu.


Protections for Haitians in the US End

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A look at how New York City will be impacted as the Trump administration ends Temporary Protected Status for Haitians in the United States.


Broken Windows, Stop and Frisk and Low Summer Crime

Friday, September 04, 2015

The NYPD says this summer has been the safest one in decades, but nearly half of New Yorkers aren’t happy with how Mayor de Blasio has dealt with crime.

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A Trio of Tenant Protection Bills

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

The City Council is expected to pass three bills Thursday that will strengthen tenant protections, especially related to when landlords offer buyouts.

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After Chokehold Death, Asking Why, How and What Now?

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Much is still unclear about the conduct of police and medical personnel around the death of Eric Garner, who was put in an apparent chokehold by an arresting officer. What could have ...

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Does the NYPD Need an Inspector General?

Thursday, March 21, 2013

As the federal trial over NYPD's stop-and-frisk practices continues, the City Council has agreed to establish an inspector general to monitor the NYPD. New York City Councilmembers Jumaane Williams (D-45, Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, and Canarsie) and Brad Lander (D-39, Cobble Hill, Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, Park Slope, Windsor Terrace, Borough Park and Kensington) co-sponsors of the Community Safety Act, talk about the plan.


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City Council Proposal on Stop and Frisk

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Jumaane Williams, New York City councilmember (D-45) representing Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, and Canarsie in Brooklyn, explains the proposals in the City Council to change the stop and frisk procedures for the NYPD, and an audio recording of a stop in Harlem.

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NYPD and Community Policing

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Violent crime rates have risen since the summer began, and Commissioner Ray Kelly has commented that community leaders are not doing enough to curtail the spike. New York City District 45 council member Jumaane Williams (representing Flatbush, East Flatbush, Flatlands, and Canarsie in Brooklyn) and District 8 council member Melissa Mark-Viverito (representing the Upper East Side, Spanish Harlem/El Barrio/East Harlem, Manhattan Valley, part of the Upper West Side and part of Mott Haven in the Bronx) join us to discuss the issue, along with NYPD policing.

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