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No Price on Justice Rally - Shared screen with speaker view
Katie Schaffer
19:19
Good morning everyone! It’s a beautiful day here in New York City and we’re very happy to have you with us. Stay tuned, we will be starting soon! In the mean time, you can check out our website to learn more about the impact of predatory court fees: https://nopriceonjustice.org
Katie Schaffer
20:50
The Q&A function will be open throughout the rally so please do feel free to chime in with any questions you might have.
Katie Schaffer
28:32
First up to speak: Peggy Herrera, Campaign Leader from the Center for Community Alternatives (CCA)
Katie Schaffer
33:00
Yes, Peggy!
Katie Schaffer
33:55
You can learn more about Peggy’s incredible work and her story in her latest piece published in the NY Daily News: https://nopriceonjustice.org/ny-daily-news-lawmakers-work-to-end-discriminatory-court-fees-impacting-low-income-new-yorkers/
Katie Schaffer
34:35
Now speaking: U.S. Representative Jerry Nadler
Katie Schaffer
38:22
U.S. Rep. Nadler recently spoke at the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing about the harmful impacts of fines and fees. Watch is here to learn more about how unjust fines and fees affect millions of Americans around the nation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJxOo3ObpPA
Katie Schaffer
39:29
Now speaking: TJ Shivers from New York Communities for Change.
Katie Schaffer
43:16
“We can come up with better ways of raising revenue for our community…We will change these laws!!” — TJ Shivers, NYCC
Katie Schaffer
45:43
Now speaking: NY State Senator & Sponsor of the End Predatory Court Fees Act, Julia Salazar
Katie Schaffer
47:46
The mandatory surcharge is a fee attached to every conviction in New York — from minor violations to felonies. Courts do not waive or reduce these fees or surcharges — or even consider your ability to pay them. Depending on the type of conviction, a single mandatory surcharge can amount to hundreds of dollars.
Katie Schaffer
48:28
Now speaking: Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou, Sponsor of End Predatory Court Fees Act
Katie Schaffer
50:17
“We must take the profit motive out of our system by passing the End Predatory Court Fees Act immediately.” — Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou
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52:15
Now speaking: Melissa Taylor from New Hour Long Island
Katie Schaffer
59:42
“New York must stop operating debtor’s prisons!” Thank you Daniel Bell form Brooklyn Defender Services.
Katie Schaffer
01:00:15
Whoops typo Thank you Dan Floravante!
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01:01:42
Now speaking: Gregory Pierce, Center for Community Alternatives (CCA)
Katie Schaffer
01:04:18
No Price on Justice!
Katie Schaffer
01:04:30
Than you everyone for joining us today!