Ruth Lowenkron Featured in Spectrum News 1 Regarding Likely Inclusion of Daniel’s Law Pilot Program in the New York State Budget

April 19, 2024

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New York State’s budget will likely contain a pilot program for Daniel’s Law, a non-police response to mental health crises, reports Spectrum News 1.

“It is just key to dealing with the wholly inappropriate system we have in place now, which is a police response for a health care crisis. We need a health response.” – Ruth Lowenkron, director of Disability Justice at NYLPI

Watch the news clip and learn more via Spectrum News 1.

NYLPI is a member of the Daniel’s Law Coalition.

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