11.15.15 The NYC Board of Correction said it would present its own Rule Change regarding PREA implementation on 2.8.2016. At the 2.8.2016 meeting the Board made no announcements about this proposal.
3.8.16 The NYC Board of Correction hearing announced that the BOC would present its Rule Change proposal regarding harm reduction, PREA Implementation and sexual assault and rape in NYC jails on or before the 5.8.2016 BOC meeting.
5.06.16 The NYC Board of Correction announces its release of its first draft of a Rule Change proposal regarding harm reduction, PREA Implementation and sexual assault and rape in NYC jails.
7.26.16 Advocates, stakeholder, community experts and survivors respond with comprehensive suggestions to improve BOC version of PREA Rule Change proposal with oral testimonies, written evidence-based plans to integrate victim-centered approaches to rape and trauma care foe sexual assault and rape.
11.10.16 The BOC announces final draft of PREA Rule Change ant its Intention to discuss and vote on the Final Rules to address the plague of sexual abuse in DOC at t its next Public Meeting on November 15, 2016
11.15.16 JAC Attempts in vain to stave a rushed-vote on the implementation of the new rule to cure the epidemic of sexual assault and rape in our city’s jails and on Rikers Island during the NYC Board of Correction Meeting.
03.24.17 BOC Announces Plan to Create New “NO” Opt-IN-or-OUT Units for Some Transgender Persons at Rikers
Jails Action Coalition Campaign to End Rape on Rikers