Janus Supreme Court Decision

NEW YORK - “Today, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of Janus in the highly-anticipated Janus v. AFSCME case. Community Voices Heard (CVH) condemn this blatant attack on the long standing and previously settled rights of working people. This ruling is an attack on labor unions and a thinly veiled mechanism to roll back economic gains for communities of color, particularly black workers who have consistently shown a higher union membership. This ruling in favor of Janus will inevitably widen the growth in income inequality and the stratification of wages by education.

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Diana Ramos Gutierrez
Supreme Court Upholds Muslim Ban

The Supreme Court has failed our country once again on its mission to uphold justice. Today, in an unsurprising 5-4 vote, the Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump's travel ban. The court proved divided along its usual ideological lines, with the Republican-appointed justices in the majority, making use of a stolen seat filled up by Neil Gorsuch. This third iteration of Trump's Muslim Ban will go into effect on October 18th.

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Diana Ramos Gutierrez
Community Voices Heard and City Council Members Call on Mayor de Blasio for a NYCHA Repair Timeline and Demand for $2 Billion to Expedite Process

City Hall, NY - June 7, 2018 Members of Community Voices Heard (CVH) stood with Majority Leader Laurie A. Cumbo, and Council Members Diana Ayala, Carlina Rivera, Helen Rosenthal, Ben Kallos, and Alika Ampry-Samuel to call on Mayor de Blasio and NYCHA to deliver a repair timeline of each building, as well as renew their demand for $2 billion to be included in the city budget to expedite the repair process.

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Diana Ramos Gutierrez