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September 28, 2020 | Wall Street Journal

Settlement Cash Used to Create Trauma-Focused Center in Harlem Click For More

“Prosecutors are looking at their job differently by having a broader vision of what they can do with their offices,” said Mr. Vance. A successful crime-fighting strategy requires more than just arresting people, but investing in prevention and support, he said. “Preventing [a crime] is a far better criminal justice outcome than prosecuting a crime.”

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September 28, 2020

D.A. Vance Invests $8 Million To Create “Center for Trauma Innovation” in East Harlem Click For More

“The Center for Trauma Innovation will address underlying trauma and promote healing and resiliency in underserved communities, helping to interrupt cycles of violence and provide crucial resources during this period of increased gun violence in New York City,” said District Attorney Vance.

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September 25, 2020

D.A. Vance, N.Y.C. D.A.s Urge City Officials not to Defund “Project Reset” in Daily News Op-Ed Click For More

"In a New York Daily News op-ed entitled For a safer NYC, save this program, the city’s five elected District Attorneys lauded Project Reset for providing thousands of New Yorkers charged with low-level offenses “the tools they need to identify and change behaviors” without entering the criminal justice system and experiencing long-lasting collateral consequences."

News | Op-Ed
September 25, 2020 | New York Daily News

For a safer NYC, save this program: The city’s five DAs say the city must fund criminal diversion efforts Click For More

In this moment of crisis when our city and justice system are contending with an unprecedented pandemic, centuries-old systemic racism and an increase in gun violence, we simply cannot afford to let this vital program end now.

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September 24, 2020

D.A. Vance Announces Formation of “Equity and Social Justice Advisory Board” Click For More

“We created an Equity and Social Justice Advisory Board to give our Office’s large, diverse, legal and non-legal staff a more direct way to make policy recommendations to me and my executive team.”

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September 18, 2020

Statement by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. on the Passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Click For More

“We mourn the passing of an extraordinary New Yorker and pioneering legal giant whose fierce advocacy for the rule of law, gender equality, and the rights of historically marginalized people transformed our profession, our justice system, and our society."

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D.A. Vance joined NYPD and New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) leaders from all over Manhattan for a town hall on the recent rise in gun violence. We are investing in a new vision of public safety that fosters trust between communities and law enforcement.