City & Slate spotlights the "Path to Under 100: Strategies to Safely Lower the Number of Women & Gender-Expansive in Jail in NYC" report, authored by WCJA, the Independent Commission on New York City Criminal Justice and Incarceration Reform (known as the Lippman Commission), Center for Court Innovation, and the Data Collaborative for Justice.

It examines the city's ability "to decrease the number of women and gender-expansive people housed at Rikers to 149 in April 2020, at the onset of the pandemic, according to [our] report, which notes 'there is no evidence these releases led to any significant increase in crime.'" Asking if nearly 70% of women who are detained at Rose M. Singer Center (Rosie's) can be safely released, then why aren't they at a faster pace?

With nine deaths at Rikers this year alone, the #BEYONDrosies campaign calls for shutting Rosie's before the city's 2027 deadline, decarcerating to under 100, and transforming Lincoln at West 110th Street into a Women's Center for Justice for those who need higher levels of security and care.

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