WBAI Radio: Ruth Lowenkron on Baerga v. the City of New York

January 19, 2022

Baerga v. City of New York, Disability Justice, Health Justice, News, Transforming Mental Health Crisis Response

Three New York Police Department vehicles parked in front of a building

NYLPI Director of Disability Justice Ruth Lowenkron made an appearance on WBAI Radio in an interview discussing the class-action lawsuit Baerga v. the City of New York. Lowenkron discussed the events that led to the lawsuit, how the NYPD repeatedly fails New Yorkers in crisis, and what a transformative mental health care response – that prioritizes health care professionals over police – should look like. 

Listen to the interview at WBAI Radio

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