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. Erik Coler
  13. Hon. Martin Connor
  14. Hon. Jon Cooper
  15. Wilson Cruz
  16. Hon. Laurie Cumbo
  17. Alan Cumming
  18. Valorie Curry
  19. Michael Czaczkes
  20. Hon. Bill de Blasio
  21. Jon Del Giorno
  22. Aries Dela Cruz
  23. Kyan Douglas
  24. Hon. Daniel Dromm
  25. James Duff
  26. Hon. Ronnie Eldridge
  27. Hon. Herman Farrell
  28. Hon. Alan Fleishman
  29. Hon. Dan Garodnick
  30. Dan Gettleman
  31. Emily Jane Goodman
  32. Hon. Mark Green
  33. Robert Grunnah
  34. Tony Hoffmann
  35. Hon. Brad Hoylman
  36. Binn Jakupi
  37. Hon. Letitia James
  38. Hon. Corey Johnson
  39. Camille Joseph
  40. Phillip Keane
  41. Greg Lambert
  42. Dodge Landesman
  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. Hon. Yuh-Line Niou
  56. Denis O'Hare
  57. Noah Pfefferbilt
  58. Josue Pierre
  59. Bob Pontarelli
  60. Billy Porter
  61. Joe Pressley
  62. Randy Rainbow
  63. Hon. Jenifer Rajkumar
  64. Hon. Gustavo Rivera
  65. Barbara Rosen
  66. Hon. Helen Rosenthal
  67. Maer Roshan
  68. Toby Russo
  69. Bill Samuels
  70. James Sansum
  71. Scott Sartiano
  72. Hon. Arthur Schwartz
  73. Lynn Schulman
  74. Hon. Rebecca Seawright
  75. Frank Selvaggi
  76. Rev. Al Sharpton
  77. Hon. Jo Anne Simon
  78. Tom Smith
  79. Marti Speranza
  80. Anne Strahle
  81. Hon. Scott Stringer
  82. Wayne Sunday
  83. Hon. Bill Thompson
  84. Hon. Matt Titone
  85. Hon. Ritchie Torres
  86. Sam Underwood
  87. Derek Walker
  88. Jessica Walter
  89. Patricia Nell Warren
  90. Wil Weder
  91. Seth Weissman
  92. Mel Wymore
  93. Emma Wolfe
  94. Hon. Keith Wright
  95. Zephyr Teachout