Jim Owles Speaks Out for Bablu Sharif demanding he not be deported

Jim Owles Speaks Out for Bablu Sharif demanding he not be deported


JOLDC Gay Awards 2017
JOLDC Gay Awards 2017


The Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club Releases its 2016 Annual New York City Council Ratings Report.
Please open attached PDF to see Council Member ratings.

2016 Annual New York City Council Ratings Report


Criminal Justice Reform


PRESS RELEASE: Clemency for Long Serving Serving Prisoners and Executive Youth Pardons

Clemency for Long Serving Serving Prisoners and Executive Youth Pardons


Critics blast Cuomo’s clemency for Brinks heist driver


NY1 Online: The Case for Clemency

The Case for Clemency


JOLDC Holiday Card 2016


Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club


autumn ceremony 2016


Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club's Campaign Literature 2016

Jim Owles Democratic Club Endorsements 2016 Jim Owles Democratic Club Endorsements 2016
Jim Owles Democratic Club Endorsements 2016 Jim Owles Democratic Club Endorsements 2016
Jim Owles Democratic Club Endorsements 2016 Jim Owles Democratic Club Endorsements 2016
Jim Owles Democratic Club Endorsements 2016 Jim Owles Democratic Club Endorsements 2016
Jim Owles Democratic Club Endorsements 2016 Jim Owles Democratic Club Endorsements 2016

Candles for Clemency 2016



Gay Awards 2016 Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club

Gay Awards 2016 Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club


Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club Endorses Bernie Sanders

 

Sanders campaign delivering signatures for NY ballot

Bernie Sanders supporters deliver boxes of petitions to  the State Board of Elections Thursday Feb. 4, 2016 in Albany, NY.  (John Carl D'Annibale / Times Union) Photo: John Carl D'Annibale / 10035264A

 


Statement of Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club In Relation to Rentboy.com and the Actions of the NYPD and the Department of Homeland Security

rentboy is closed

 


 

Pictures from the Jim Owles Human Rights Awards 2015


George Takei honored

George Takei honored

 


Supporters still hoping for justice for Judith Clark

Supporters still hoping for justice for Judith Clark

 


NYT Coverage of Candles for Clemency

NYT coverage of Candles for Clemency

 


 

Second Call on Cuomo at Candles for Clemency

Candles for Clemency from emmanuel fineus on Vimeo.

In a departure from his previous policy, Governor Andrew Cuomo is establishing a system to review requests to shorten prison sentences of rehabilitated prisoners.

Four days before a planned demonstration near his Westchester County home that had the backing of a wide array of elected officials, the governor called longtime gay activist Allen Roskoff, saying, "I get it. I get it. It will be done." Cuomo pledged to review requests for clemency from state prisoners.

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The September 26 demonstration in the parking lot of the Presbyterian Church of Mount Kisco was the second annual "Candles for Clemency" gathering demanding that "Governor Cuomo get a heart; issue clemencies now." Nathan Riley, Gay City News, Sept. 27

Cuomo chief counsel, Alphonso David, addressed the demonstrators and described the new review plan: "Particular attention will be paid to prisoners who received sentences for crimes committed at a young age, elderly prisoners who pose little risk to society, and prisoners who have served long sentences but have demonstrated that their release would not harm others." The latter may prove controversial. David specifically offered the assistance of his office to help attorneys and advocacy groups through the clemency process.

You can also see video news coverage of the Candles for Clemency vigil by Diana Campbell on Fios News

Endorsements for the vigil included: City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Public Advocate Letitia James, Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, seven local members of Congress, and 17 members of the City Council, including Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito.

The event was organized by Tony Hoffmann of VID and Allen Roskoff of The Jim Owles Liberal Democratic Club.

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For NYC's St. Patrick's Parade, the Protests Don't End

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Candles for Clemency Rally
Candles for Clemency Rally

Officers

BOARD OF GOVERNORS

  1. Hon. Eric Adams
  2. George Arzt
  3. Lance Bass
  4. John Blair
  5. Mark Benoit
  6. Hon. Rodneyse Bichotte
  7. Hon. Jonathan Bing
  8. Robin Byrd
  9. Hon. Gale Brewer
  10. Christian Campbell
  11. Gus Christensen
  12. Hon. Martin Connor
  13. Hon. Jon Cooper
  14. Wilson Cruz
  15. Hon. Laurie Cumbo
  16. Alan Cumming
  17. Valorie Curry
  18. Michael Czaczkes
  19. Hon. Bill de Blasio
  20. Jon Del Giorno
  21. Aries Dela Cruz
  22. Kyan Douglas
  23. Hon. Daniel Dromm
  24. James Duff
  25. Hon. Ronnie Eldridge
  26. Hon. Herman Farrell
  27. Hon. Alan Fleishman
  28. Hon. Dan Garodnick
  29. Dan Gettleman
  30. Emily Jane Goodman
  31. Hon. Mark Green
  32. Robert Grunnah
  33. Tony Hoffmann
  34. Hon. Brad Hoylman
  35. Binn Jakupi
  36. Hon. Letitia James
  37. Hon. Corey Johnson
  38. Camille Joseph
  39. Phillip Keane
  40. Greg Lambert
  41. Dodge Landesman
  42. Marc Landis
  43. Phillip McCarthy
  44. Cameron McFadden
  45. Matt McMorrow
  46. Michael Mallon
  47. Mike C. Manning
  48. Cathy Marino-Thomas
  49. Hon. Carlos Menchaca
  50. Hon. Rosie Mendez
  51. John Cameron Mitchell
  52. Donny Moss
  53. Barry Mullineaux
  54. Hon. Paul Newell
  55. Denis O'Hare
  56. Noah Pfefferbilt
  57. Josue Pierre
  58. Bob Pontarelli
  59. Billy Porter
  60. Joe Pressley
  61. Randy Rainbow
  62. Hon. Jenifer Rajkumar
  63. Hon. Gustavo Rivera
  64. Barbara Rosen
  65. Hon. Helen Rosenthal
  66. Maer Roshan
  67. Toby Russo
  68. Bill Samuels
  69. James Sansum
  70. Scott Sartiano
  71. Hon. Arthur Schwartz
  72. Lynn Schulman
  73. Frank Selvaggi
  74. Rev. Al Sharpton
  75. Hon. Jo Anne Simon
  76. Tom Smith
  77. Marti Speranza
  78. Anne Strahle
  79. Hon. Scott Stringer
  80. Wayne Sunday
  81. Hon. Bill Thompson
  82. Hon. Matt Titone
  83. Hon. Ritchie Torres
  84. Sam Underwood
  85. Derek Walker
  86. Jessica Walter
  87. Patricia Nell Warren
  88. Wil Weder
  89. Seth Weissman
  90. Mel Wymore
  91. Emma Wolfe
  92. Hon. Keith Wright
  93. Zephyr Teachout