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EVERYBODY YESTERDAWAS A VERY IMPORTANT DAY IN THIS CITY AS HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF NEW YORKERS CAME BACK TO WORK WE HAVE BEEN THROUGH SUCH A FIGHT AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS, IT HAS BEEN SUCH A DIFFICULT TIME IN THIS CITY AND WE SAW YESTERDAY AT THE BEGINNING THE COMEBACK OF NEW YORK CITY LET US BE CLEAR, WE ARE NOT JUST TRYING TO GET PEOPLE BACK TO WORK, WE ARE NOT JUST TRYING TO RETURN TO THE STATUS QUO THAT EXISTED BEFORE THE CORONAVIRUS THE CONAU TAUGHT US PAINFUL AND POWERFUL LESSONS ABOUT DESPAIR, THE LACK OF EQUALITY IN THE CITY OUR CLEAR MISSION IS TO NOT JUST RE- START, NOT JUST RECOVER, BUT RENEW THIS CITY DO SOMETHING VERY DIFFERENT, TO COME BACK AS A CITY THAT IS FAIR, A CITY THAT IS JUST AND ADHERES TO ALL OF ITS PEOPLE AND ASK IN THEIR INTEREST WE MUST BUILD A DIFFERENT NEW YORK CITY AS WE MOVE FORWARD THAT IS WHERE THE TASK FORCE FOR RACIAL INCLUSION AND EQUITY COMES IN LEADERS OF THE CITY GOVERNMENT, WHARE DOING WORK HERE AND NOW, I WANT TO BE CLEAR, THIS TASK FORCE WAS NOT NAMED TO TALK ABOUT BIG IDEAS THAT WOULD HAPPEN SOMEDAY, THIS TASK FORCE WAS NAMED SPECIFICALLY F PEOPLE WHO ARE LEADERS IN CITY GOVERNMENT, PEOPLE OF COLOR PLAYING A CRUCIAL ROLE SO THAT WE CAN DO WORK RIGHT NOW TO ADDRESS DISPARITY I NAMED THE TASK FORCE 45 DAYS AGO, IT WAS WITH THE GOAL OF DOING WORK THAT WOULD HAVE A TANGIBLE MEDIA IMPACT AND THEN WORKING ON THE BIGGER VISION AS WELL AND WHAT WE COULD ACHIEVE IN THE NEXT YEAR AND A HALF AND WHAT THE CITY NEEDS TO ACHIEVE BEYOND ALREADY IT HAS LED TO THE DECISION TO SHIFT RESOURCES FROM THE NYPD TO YOUTH SERVICES AND SOCIAL SERVICES, HAS LED TO THE DECISION TO MOVE ENFORCEMENT OF STREET VENDING AWAY FROM THE NYPD LED TO THE DECISION TO ADDRESS HEALTH CARE ISSUES SUCH AS THE CREATION OF MOBILE TESTING IN COMMUNITIES ALL AROUND THE CITY NOW, THERE IS MORE TO DO IMMEDIATELY, PARTICULARLY ON DISPARI A HEALTHCARE WHICH ARE SO SHARP AND SO REAL AND WERE THE FOUNDATION OF WHY THE CORONAVIRUS DID HORRIFIC DAMAGE IN COMMUNITIES OF COLOR WE HAVE TO ADDRESS THE UNDERLYING REALITY OF HEALTHCARE BEING A HUMAN RIGHT, THAT IS NOT UNDERSTOOD HERE IN THIS NATION, BUT IN NEW YORK CITY IT IS AND WE ARE GUARANTEEING COR FOR EVERY NEW YORK CITIZEN AND EVERY NEW YORK PERSON REGARDLESS OF DOCUMENTATION STATUS THIS COVID CRISIS HAS SHOWN HOW BROKEN OUR NATIONAL REALITY IS WHEN IT COMES TO HEALTHCARE HOW MANY PEOPLE HAVE SUFFERED FOR YEARS WITHOUT ACCESS ACCESS WAS BASED ON MONEY, HOW MANY PEOPLE NEVER GOT PHYSICAL HEALROR MENTAL HEALTH CARE PEOPLE DID NOT HAVE A DOCTOR TO TURN TO WE MADE CLEAR IT DECISION AND HEALTHCARE FOR ALL NEW YORKERS THAT EVERYONE WILL GET HEALTHCARE REGESOF INCOME, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER IT WAS INSURANCE OR NOT REGARDLESS OF DOCUMENTATION S IY ARE A NEW YORKER YOU DESERVE HEALTHCE IBEGAN IN AUGUST 2019 IN THE BRONX AND IT CONTINUED THIS YEAR BROOKLYN AND STATEN ISLAND, TENS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE HAVE THEIR OWN PEOPLE DOCTOR FOR THE FIRST TIME AND FOR MANY THE FIRST TIME IN THEIR LIVES A PRIMARY CARE DOCTOR THEY CAN TURN TO THE PAT TASK FORCE LOOKED AT THE SITUATION AND SAID EVEN THOUGH THAT WAS A POWERFUL START WE NEED TO GO FURTHER IT CALLED FOR NYC CARE TO EXPAND RAPIDLY IN QUEENS AND MANHATTAN, FOUR MONTHS AHEAD OF SCHEDULE SO WE CAN REACH 55,000 MORE NEW YORKERS FOLKS OF LIMITED MEANS BUT UNLIMITED PEWHO NEED HEALTHCARE THAT MEANS PRIMARY CARE, SPECIAL CARE, SURG, DENTAL CARE, EYE CARE, WOMEN’S HEALT AFFORDL MEDICATIONS, AIO ONE CHARGED MORE THAN THEY CAN PAY THAT IS THE FOUNDATION WE NEED TO GO MUCH FARTHER IN THE AREA OF MENTAL HEALTH WE HAVE SEEN WHAT HAPPENS IN THE SOCIETY DOES NOT PROVIDE MENTAL HEALTH CARE I WAS PAINFULLY REMIEAI JOIN MEMBERS OF THE MOVEMENT A WEEK AGO AT THE LARGEST PUBLIC HOUSING DEVELOPMENT IN NEW YORK CITY I SPOKE TO RESIDENCE ONE AFTER ANOTHER

ABOUT THE PAI THEY HAD EXPERIENCED INTCORO CRISIS SO MANY THE PAIN OF LOSING A LOVED ONE AND NOT BEING ABLE TO MOURN SHIRLEY McCAIN >> THANK YOU, BILL GOOD MORN EVERYONE BEFTHE PANDEMIC AND I EMPHASIZE BEFORE THE PANDEMIA STUDY FOUND THAT WITHIN NEW YORK CITY, SERIOUS PSYCHOLOGICAL DISSI THREE TIMES HAM ADULTS THAT EXPERIENCE RACM WWERE NOT SURPRIBY THE RESULTS OF THE SURVEY AT THE TEST FOR SENT OUT TO THOSE HARDEST HIT BY COVID-19 28% OF THE RESIDENCE AND THE RESPONDENT SAID THAT MENTAL HEALTH WAS A TOP CONCERN THE GRIEF AND LOSS AND ANGER AROUND THE TRAGIC KILLINGS AND WHEN JOB INSECURITY AND HOUSING AND SECURITY AND WORRY ABOUT THE PROSPECTS OF THE CHILDREN HAVE DEPRESSION THAT IS SO OFTEN THAT SOMEONE IS LIVING WITH A CHRONIC DISEASE, IT IS A WONDER HOW ANYONE MANAGES SUCH AN EMOTIONAL BURDEN EASKED THAT QUESTION SEVEN YEARS AGO WHEN THEY SAID “WHAT HAPPENS TO A DREAM DEFERRED? DOES IT DRY UP LIKE A RAISIN IN THE SUN? OR DOES IT RUN? DOES IT STINK LIKE ROTTEN MEAT OR CRUST AND SUGAR OVER LIKE SOMETHING SYRUPY SWEET MAYBE IT IS JUST A HEAVY LOAD OR DOES IT EXPLODE? THE ACCELERATED EXPENSE IN THE CARE PRESENTS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE TO CONNECT OR WHEN THEY SEEK TO ADDRESS OTHER HEALTH CONCERNS WE ARE ALSO TURBOCR THE MENTAL HRESE IN THE COMMUNITY HARDEST HIT WORKING WITH 270 COMMUNITY FAITH- BASED ORGANIZATIONS BTD OF THIS YEAR, WE WILL HAVE 10,000 MORE RESIDENTS WITH MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT SITE INCLUDE EAND INFORMATION ABOUT RESOURCES A C STRATEGIES WE WILL ALSO TRAIN TRAINERS AND THE CLERGY AND COMMUNITY BASED ORGAZAND REPRESENTATIVES THESE FOLKS WHO ALREADY HAVE THE TRUST OF THE COMMUNITY AND THE ABILITY TO CARE FOR OTHERS RIGHT IN THE NEIGHBORHOODS WHERPEOPLE E PEO SHOULD HAVE COMPETENT CARE AND TO HAVE SUPPORT FOR THEIR LOVED ONES AND CAUTIONED NOT BE A BARRIER THIS SHOULD NOT BE A STIGMA WHEN HELP IS NEEDED THIS IS A SIGNIFICANT STEP AND YOU WILL BE HEARING MORE FROM US VERY SOON THANK YOU >> THANK YOU TO OUR FIRST LADY AND ALL THE MEMBERS THAT ARE WORKING CONSTANTL S THE RS LADY SAID, WHEN THE TASK FORCE RECOGNIZES TO BE ING THAT DONE, IT WILL BE DONE RIGHT NOW AND ANNOUNCED BY THE TASK FORCE LEADERSHIP AND PUT INTO ACTION BY THE CITY OF NEW YORK I ALSO WANT TO TALK ABOUT SOME THAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN RIGHT AWAY AND THAT IS THE POWERFUL MOVING CONVERSAION GRACIE MANSION IT IS IMPORTANT WHEN PEOPLE ARE STRUGGLING AND FIGHTING FOR CHANGE AND THEIR VOICES ARE HEARD IN FULL PEOPLE THAT TRULY REPRESENT COMMUNITIES WHICH THEY COME

WITH THE FIGHT FOR JUSTICE THAT THEY BRING FORWARD THE PAIN AND ANGER AND FRUSTRATION AND SOLUTION OTHER THINGWE CAN DO DIFFERENTLY AND MUST DO DIFFERENTLY AND THAT IS WHAT HAPPENED AT GRACIE MANSION CONVERSATION TEVERYONE INVOLVED THOUGHT SHOULD BE DIFFERENT AND SOMETHING DONE TRULY MUTUALLY NOT ABOUT PHOTO OPS OR SOMETHING SUPERFICIAL BUT SOMETHING ENL SPOKE FOR QUA LONG TIME ABOUT HOW MUCH PAIN THERE IS AND HOW MANY CHALLENGES PEOPLE ELIN THEIR EVERYDAY LIFAND HOW MUCH RACISM AFFECTS EVERY MOMENT OF EVERY DAY AND THE CULTURE OF POLICING THAT HAS TO CHANGE WE TALKED ABOUT HOW THE PROBLEMS WERE BUT IT WAS NOT A HOPELESS CONVERSATION IT WAS A HOPEFUL CONVERSATION BECAUSE LED ANACTIVISTS GATHERED AND BELIEVED THAT CHANGE COULD HAPPEN AND HAD SPECIFIC IDEAS FOR CHANGE THEY PUT THEM BEFORE THE FIRST LADY AND I AND SAID THESE ARE THE THINGS THAT WILL MATTER AND WE WILL START WORKING ON THEM ONE BY ONE I WANT TO THANK ALL OF THESE LEADERS AN OLD ONE THAT ARE HERE TODAY WITH US AND WHEN THAT WILL SPEAK ON BEHALF OF THE GROUP I WANT TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND THANEACH AND EVERY ONE OF THEM THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS, REVEREND McCALL DEDICATED HIS LIFE ARE FIGHTING FOR EQUALITY AND A FORMER CRISIS DIRECTOR AT THE NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK THEY AEA VERY POWERFUL HEARTFELT MEAL GEORGE FLOYD AT KEVIN PLAZA A FEW DAYS AGO AT WHICH GEORGE’S BROTHER, TERRENCE WAS PRESENT MIKE TWAS HIS OWN SON TO POLICE VIOLENCE HE BECAME ONE OF THE TRUE AUTHENTIC LEADERS AND LAID THE GUNS DOWN HAS DONE IT SHORTLY WORK TO TRY TO CREATE PROCESS AND HEALING IN OUR STREETS ANTHONY BECKFORD, REDEAND COFOUNDER OF BLACK LIVES MATTER SERVED IN THE UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS AND CAME BACK TO HIS COMMUNITY AND DEVOTED TO CHANGE AND HAS EMERGED AS A POWERFUL VOICE OF JUSTICE AND LEADER AND PEACEFUL PROTEST FOR CHANGE TO HAVE AN IMPACT ON THE CITY AISHA WHO WILL SPEAK FOR THE GROUP OF ACTIVISTS SHISCEO OF STREETCORNER RESOURCES N THE LEADER OF EXTRAORDINARY WOKENGAGING YOUNG PEOPLE AND HELPING THEM TO REACH THEIR AMAZING POTENTIA HNGTO PROTECT THEM AND I HAVE HAD MANY OPPORTUNITIES TO SEE HER WORK OVER THE YEARS AND TREMENDOUS ADMIRATION FOR HER ONE OF THE THINGS I SAID DURING THE CITY ADDRESS WAS BASED ON THE WORK OF AISHA AND HER COLLEAGUES THAT HAVE DONE BEAUTIFUL WORK JUST TO NURTURE OUR YOUNG PEOPLE OUR KIDS DON’T NEED TO BE POLICED, THEY NEED TO BE REACHED AISHA AND 70 OTHER GOOD PEOPLE ARE REACHING OUR YOUNG PEOPLE IN A POSITIVE WAY WHEN CAR WAS ON ART MEETING, MOTHER OF ERIC GARDNER, ONE OF THE MOST PROMINENT VOICES FOR JUSTICE IN THE CITY AND IN THIS NATION, SHE HAS TURNED PAIN INTO PURPOSE AND IF THAT PHRASE HAS EVER BEEN MADE REAL, IT HAS BEEN WITH HER SOMEONE I ADMIRE AND SHOWS THE BEST IN ALL OF US THIS IS PART OF THE RECOGNITIONS OF THE LIFE OF GEORGE FLOYD AND BISHOP IS HERE REPRESENTING HER SO WE THANK YOU FOR BEING HERE IN THIS IMPORTANT MOMENT BEFRI TURNED TOAISHA, I WILL SIMPLY RECOUNT THE ONE CRUCIAL PIECE OF THE CONVERSATION SUNDAY THE ACT SAID ITTIME TO DO SOMETHING THAT OFFICIALLY REPRESENTS THE CITY TO RECOGNIZE THE POWER OF THE FUNDAMENTAL IDEA OF BLACK LIVES MATTER AND SO MUCH ABOUT AMERICAN HISTORY ABEEN WRONGLY ANNOUNCED THE PROPOSAL PUT ON THE TABLE WAS THE NAME AND TO PAINT THE WORDS ON THE STREETS OF THE CITY

IN EACH BOROUGH AT A CRUCIAL LOCATION, ONE OF WHICH WILL BE HERE IN CITY HALL, I WANT TO THANK GIL BURR AND MARGARET CHAN FOR WORKING WITH US ON THIS EFFORT AND WE WILL WORK WITH THESE LEADERS AND ADVOCATES AND THE CITY COUNCIL TO FIND THE OTHER FOUR LOCATIONS BILBE CLEAR IS THE MESSAGE THAT THE CITY MUST DEEPLY AND FULLY FEEL THAT BLACK CLIMBS MATTER WITH THAT, I WILL TURN TO AISHA >> THANK YOU, MAYOR IT IS A GREAT PLEASURE AND HONOR TO BE ABLE TO HAVE VOICE ALONG WITH OTHER LEADERS AND TO BE IN CONVERSATION WITH YOU AND TO LOOK AT WAYS TO MAKE THE CITY BETTER AND GREATER I STAND HERE THINKING ABOUT MIKE TUCKER AND GWEN CARR AND NICOLE BELL AND ALL THE OTHERS THAT LOST THEIR LOVED ONES TO POLICE VIOLENCE I HAVE TO SAY THAT THEY ARE IN SUPPORT OF THE STREET RENAMING AND THERE ARE GOOD VIBRATIONS COMING FROM THAT BUT I WOULD BE REMISS IF I STOOD HERE AND DIDN’T TALK ABOUT THE MOTHERS AND GRANDMOTHERS LIKE MYSEL I HAVE A 23-YEAR- OLD GRANDSON AND WHEN HE COMES TO NEW YORK, THE FEAR I HAVE WITH HIM ENGAGING IN ABOUT HIM ENGAGING THE POLICE I’M NERVOUS UNTIL HE GETS BACK IN THE HOUSE MY CONVERSATIONS WITH OTHER MOTHERS AND GROTRARE BASICALLY THE M THEY ARE GIVING THEIR CHILDREN THYO AND WOMEN A WAY TO HAVE TO BE BECAUSE OUR POLICE HAVE A WAY THAT THEY ARE I’M GLAD WE ARE IN CONVERSATION ABOUT ACTIONS THAT NEED TO BE TAKEN AND THE CONSEQUENCES FOR RON POLICE BEHAVIOR WITH ABUSIVE AND BRUTAL BEHAVIOR THAT HAS CONSEQUENCES TT NOT WITHIN POLICE I AND WE CANNOT MAKE IT OKAY ANOTHER BLACK KID WAS KILLED TODAY WE DON’T WANT TO SEE THAT WE DON’T WANT TO HAVE TO NAME A STREET BUT I’M GLAD THAT WE ARE BUT WE ALSO WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT POLICE ARE NOT ALLOWED TO ACT IN THE WAY THAT WE HAVE SEEN I AM GRATEFUL FOR THE CONVERSATIONS TWE ARE HAVING AND I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO THOSE CONVERSATIONS ATURN ACTION WE ARE LOOKING VE MUCH FORWARD AND THAT IS OUR COMMUNITY AT LARGE TO HOLD POLICE ACCOUNTABLE GLAD ARE LOOKING AT THE CHOKEHOLD AND TAKING ACTION ON IT TO BE IN IT IT SHOULD NOT EXIST I ALSO HAVE TO SAY WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO CONTINUING NVSO O ARE REALLY PROUD THAT WE ARE HELPING TO REDUCE THE SPREAD OF COVID- 19 I HAVE TO GIVE A SHOUT OUT TO ALL OF THE CRISIS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AND THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO ERADICAG THIS POLICE BRUTALITY VIO THAT WE SEE IN THE CITY SO THANK YOU AGAIN AND THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR HARD WORK AND I APPRECIATE YOU ALL >> THANK YOU I WANT TO AIM IN THE POINT ABOUT CRISIS MANAGEMENT SYSTE WHICH HAS BEEN A HUGELY IMPORTANT MOVEMENT IN THE CITY THE CITY GOVERNMENT HAS SUPPORTED THAT E AND MORE WITH MORE RESOURCES AND WE HAVE SEEN MORE AND MORE IMPACTS OF COMMUNITY LEADERS FROM THE GRASSROOTS AN FOLKS THAT STOPPED VIOLC BEFORE BEGINS AND FOLKS THAT CREATE COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP TO OCOMMUNITY PROBLEMS UAVBEEN ONE OF THE TRUE LEADERS OF THAT MOVEMENT AND IT IS PROVING EVERYDAY THAT THERE IS A BETTER WAY WE HAVE MORE TO DO TOGETHER AND I WILL CONCLUDE THIS SECTION BY SAYING TO ALL THE ACTIVISTS, THANK YOU AND GOD BLESS YOU FOR THE WORK YOU DO WE WILL KEEP TALKING AND MEETING IT DOET MEAN EVERYONE AGREES BUT IT DOESN’T STOP FROM BEING POWERFUL AND MEANINGFUL DIALOGUTH LES TO CHANGE ONE THING WE HAVE ALL AGREED ON IS THAT THE ONLY CHANGE TO DISCUSS IS CHANGE THAT CAN HAPPEN NOW DEEDS, NOT WORDS WE WILL CONTINUE IN THAT AND FIND THE NEXT STEP AND HELPING THE CITY TO MOVE FORWARD I KNOW ALL THE ACTIVISTS HAVE A LOT TO DO TODAY SO THEY ARE GOING FORWARD AND THANK YOU ALL THANK YOU FOR JOINING US AND

WE WILL CONTINUE IN THIS WORK TOGETHER THANK YOU LET ME CONTINUE WITH SOME OTHER IMPORTANT UPDATE SD I A CALL FROM THE MAYOR OF HOUSTON, TEXAS, SYLVEST TURNE WHO IS EXTRAORDINARY PUBLIC SERVT ANHAS DEALT WITH DIFFICULT TIMES IN HIS CITY NOT JUST NOW BUT THE YEARS BEFORE HOUSTON IS THE HOMETOWN OF GEORGE FLOYD MAYOR TURNER ASKED ME IF WE COULD LIGHT OUR CITY HALL IN REMEMBRANCE OF GEOE FLOYD AND SPECIFILL ASKEUS TO LIGHT IT WITH THE COLORS OF GEORGE’S HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL TEAM AND WE DID THAT LAST NIGHT AT CITY HALL A SMALL GESTURE BUT AN IMPORTANT ONE IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE FLOYD FAMILY, WITH THE PEOPLE OF HOUSTON, WITH ALL OF THOSE FIGHTING RIGHT NOW FOR JUSTICE IT IS A REMINDER TO SONY PEOPLE THAT ARE LOOKING FOR THE TANGIBLE AND MEANINGFUL THINGS THAT WE CAN DO TO CHANGE WHAT IS BROKEN I AM SO HEARTENED BY THE CHANGES AND I WANT TO THANK OUR LEADERS THAT ARE DOING EXTRAORDINARY W SPOKE TO SPEAKER AND ANDREA COUSINS OVER THE WEEKEND FOR THE REFORMS THEY HAVE PUT TOGETHER THAT ARE PROFOUNDLY IMPORTANT FOR THE FUTURE OF THE CITY AND THE STATE AND NATION LAT HAS ARL HELD BACK TRANSPARENCY IN THE LAW THAT HAS FOR YEARS TO IN THE WAY OF TRANSPARENCY AND THE FORMS THAT ARE NEEDED TO FIX IT INCLUDING AS RECENTLY AS FEBRUARY AND I HAVE BEEN CALLING FOR THIS LAW TO BE CHANGED OR REPEALED OR REPLACED OR WHATEVWAY YOU LOOK AT IT TO GET RID OF A BROKEN MALL THAT WAS STANDING IN THE WAY OF TRANSPARENCY THAT IS FINAL HAPPENING AFTER YEARS AND YEARS THAT IS FINALLY HAPPENING AND THAT MEANS WE CAN SHOW TRANSPARENTLY WHAT IS HAPPENING IN THE DISCIPLINE OS HEACTIOTHAT HAVE TAKEN BASED ON THE WORK OF THE TASK FORCE IN RACIAL INCLUSION AND EQUITY SHIFTING FUNDING FROM THE NYPD TO YOUTH SERVICES, THAT WILL BE FORMALIZED IN THE CITY BUDGET THEY MOVED TO TAKE AWAY VENDOR AND THAT WILL BE ACTED ON IMMEDIATELY WE WILL LOOK AT OTHER WAYS TO PUT CIVILIANS FORWARD IN WTWAY POSSIBLE TO IMPROVE THE LEVEL OF PEACE AND UNDERSTANDING THIS COMMUNY ILKEEPING PEOPLE SE AT THE SAME TIME THE COMMUNITY AMBASSADOR WAS HIRED TO BRING THE VOICES OF COMMUNITIES FORWARD TO CREATE MORE OF A FLOW OF INFORMATION AND INSIGHT AND BETTER WAYS OF DOING THINGS THAT NEED TO BE HEARD DEEPLY WITHIN THE NYPD THERE IS SO MUCH MORE TO DO AND OUR CITY COUNCIL IS DOING VERY IMPORTANT WORK NOW I’VE HAD A DISCUSSION WITH THE BLACK LATINO ASIAN CAUCUS AND I WANT TO THANK THEM FOR THEIR LEADERSHIP OVER THE LAST WEEKS I WILL BE SPEAKING WITH THEM AGAIN TO TALK ABOUT ALL OF THE STEPS WE NEED TO TAKE AND SOME OF WHICH ARE INITIATIVE OR BUDGET BUT THIS WILL BE AN ONGOING PROCESS FOR CHANGE AS WE HAVE A YEAR AND HALF OF RELENTLESS EFFORT AND CHANGE TODAY, THERE ARE FOUR BILLS THE CHOKEHOLD BAND FOR NYPD AND A BILL THAT WILL AFFIRM EVERY INDIVIDUAL’S RIG WITH INTERACTION TO POLICE OFFICERS AND TO ENSURE THAT ALL POLICE SHIELD NUMBERS AND AS NATIONS ARE VISIBLE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AND A BILL TO ENSURE THAT THEY WILL BE EARLY INTERVENTION TO TSTHAT NEED MORE TRAINING OR MONITORING AND ANYTHING THAT WILL ADJUST THE COURSE OF THEIR CAREER TO MAKE SURE IT REFLECTS THE VALUES OF THE CITY I WANT TO AFFIRM THAT I BROADLY SUPPORT ALL OF THESE BILLS THERE ARE SPECIFIC DETAILS BI’M CONFIDENT THAT WE W THEM THROUGH AND WILL BE ABLE TO MOVE FORWARD ON ALL FOUR OF THESE BILLS FINALLY, EVERYTHING WE DEALI IS AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF THIS BATTLE OF THE CORONAVIRUS AND THE PAIN THAT PEOPLE ARE FEELING IS NOT ONLY ABOUT THE INJUSTICES THAT HAVE BEEN PERVADING RELATIOH TPOLICG AND COMMUNITY

BUT THE REALITY OF STRUCTURAL RACISM IN THIS COUNTRY AND THE REALITY OF AN ECONOMY THAT WAS FUNDAMENTALLY BAS ON THE ALL OF THIS WHICH EXISTED BEFORE THE CORONAVIRUS AND IN THE CORONAVIRUS TOOK A HORRIBLE TOLL ON COMMUNITIES OF COLOR ONE INJUSTICE PILED UPON THE NEXT AND THE FRUSTRATION IS SO DEEP AND WHEN LANGSTON HUGHES WAS INVOKED, HE CAPTURED THIS MOMENT AS WELL WITH THIS MOMENT UPON PAIN UPON PAIN WE HAVE SO MUCH TO DO BUT REMEMBER WE HAVE TO DO IT WHILE FIGHTING BACK AND TO SAVE LIVES AND TO TAKE AWAY THAT WHICH HAS CREATED SO MUCH ADDITIONAL IUCN START T FRAMFOR THAT RECOV THWE MUST HAVE FIGHTING THE CORONAVIRUS IN EVERY WAY POSSIBLE IS ESSENTIAL TO DOING THE WORK OF JUSTICE RIGHT NOW, WE SAW AN EXTRA ORDINARY MOMENT AND THE EMERGE OF OUR TEST AND TRACE CORE ON A SCALE NEVER BEFORE SEEN AND NOW THOUSANDS OF TRACERS OUT THERE RIGHT THIS MOMENT TALKING TO THE PEOPLE IN NEW YORK CITY AND MAKING SURE THAT ANYONE THAT TESTED POSITIVE IS FOLLOWING UP AND THEY GET THE SUPPORT THEY NEED THE TESTING MAY NEED TO SEPARATE FROM OTHERWITH ALL THE SUPPORT THIS WILL CHANGE THE TRAJECTORY OF THE CORONAVIRUS WE WILL WATCH WHAT HAPPENS W THIS DISEASE AND SEE IF THE EFFORTS ARE WORKING AND I WILL KEEP REMINDING YOU THAT IT COMES DOWN TO YOU SO STICK WITH THE STRENGTH AND DISCIPLINE LET’S TALK ABOUT THE INDICATORS AND THRESHOLDS TODAY THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE ADMITTED TO HOSPITALS FOR SUSPECTED COVID- 19, THRESHOLD IS 200 AND SELECT WE ARE WELL WITHIN THAT WITH 52 PATIENTS THE DAILY NUMBER OF PEOPLE, THAT THRESHOLD IS 375 AND WE ARE WELL WITHIN THAT THRESHOLD TODAY AT 337 THIS LAST ONE IS UNBELIEVABLY GOOD NEWAND IT DOESN’T MEAN IT WILL ALWAYS BE LIKE THIS OR WE DON’T NEED TO KEEP FIGHTING BECAUSE WE DO BUT I’M SO PROUD OF NEW YORKERS YOU HAVE EARNED THIS ONE THE PERCENTAGE OF PEOPLE THAT TESTED CITYWID THAT ARE POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 AS MORE AND MORE TESTING WELL OVER 30,000 TESTS A DAY NOW HAPPENING IN NEW YORK CITY, THE THRESHOLD IS 15% AND THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE BEGINNING OF THIS CRISIS AND ONLY 1% OF THOSE TESTED TESTED POSITIVE FOR COVID-19 THAT IS AN AMAZING STATEMENT OF WHAT ALL OF YOU HAVE ACHIEVED AND DONE LET’S KEEP CLING TO THAT PROGRESS AND BUILD UPON IT AND BEAT THIS DISEASE EVERYBY WORKED TOGETHER AND WORK WITH YOUR NEIGHBORS EVERY TIME YOU KEEP THAT FACEMASK ON AND STAY HOME WHEN YOU CAN AND EVERY TIME YOU PRACTICE SOCIAL DISTANCING, YOU ARE FIGHTING BACK THAT IS AN EXTRAORDINARY DAY FOR NEW YORK CITY A FEW WORDS IN SPANISH, [ SPEAKING FOREIGN LANGUAGE ] WITH THAT, WE WILL N TO QUESTIONS FROM THE MEDIA IN OUR NEW FORMAT THAT WE WILL DISCUSS AND REMEMBER TO GIVE ME THE NAME AND OUTLET OF EACH JOURNALIST >> HI ALL, JUST A REMINDER THAT WE HAVE THE FIRST LADY HERE IN PERSON AND DEPUTY MAYOR THOMPSON AND IF THE MAYOR AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR THE TFORCE ON RACIAL INCLUSION AND EQUITY ON THE PHONE I ALSO WANTED TO REMIND YOU THAT WHEN CALLED ON, YOU WILL HAVE THE CHANCE TO ASK ONE QUESTION IN THE FOLLOW-UP AND AFTER IT IS ANSWERED, A SECOND QUESTION IN THE INTEREST OF TIME, WE WILL LIMIT EACH REPORTER TO TWO QUESTIONS BUT IT’S UP TO YOU WHETHER YOU WANT TO FOLLOW UP ON YOUR FIRST OR A NEW QUESTION ALTOGETHER WITH THAT, I

WILL START WITH RICH >> HELLO >> HOW ARE YOU DOING? >> MR. MAYOR, DO YOU THINK THE TALK ABOUT ALL THIS FUNDING AND THE POLICE IS UNDERMINING THE OUTLOOK ON THESE JOBS? IT’S A TOUGH THING TO HEAR IF YOU ARE POLICE OFFICER >> IT’S A VERY FAIR QUESTION BUT I DON’T THINK THESE THINGS HAVE TO BE A CONTRADICTION AT ALL FOR YEARS AND YEARS IN THE CITY, WE HAVE BEEN BUILDING NEIGHBORH PNTHE IDEA IS TO BOND OUR POLICE AND COMMUNITIES THE IDEA IS TO RESPECT EVERYONE AND WHAT I HAVE HEARD FROM NCOS AND COPS INVOLVED IN NEIGHBORHOOD POLICI ITHEY PREFER HAVING THUMAN RELATIONSHIP AND CONNECTION TO THE COMMUNITIES AND NOT TO FEEL LIKE THERE IS DISTANCE BUT THEY WANT TO HAVE THAT HUMAN REALITY AND THERE WAS A POLICY OVER ARREST AND NOW YOU HAVE A REALITY THAT YOU HAVE TO BUILD UPON WHERE OFFICERS CAN HAVE THE TRUE FULFILLMENT OF KNOWING THAT THEY ARE AT ONE WITH THE COMMUNITIES THEY SERVAND PROTECTING THE AAND STOPPING CRIME BALSO CONEDEE TO COMMUNITIES THAT IS THE TRUEST WORK THE RETRAINING OFF RESPECTING PROFSSNI ALLT WORK MATTERS SAYING THAT WE NEED TO TAKE MONEY FROM THE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND GIVE IT TO YOUTH SERVICES AND SOCIAL SERVICES BECAUSE WE HAVE A DESPERATE NEED BECAUSE THE YOUNG PEOPLE MUST BE UPLIFTED, THAT IAN AFFIRMATION OF THE YOUNG PEOPLE AND THE COMMUNITIES THAT NEED HELP COMMISSIONER SHAY PROUDLY AND POWERFULLY SAID THAT IF THERE IS ANY PLACE YOU WOULD WANT TO SEE MONEY GO, IF HE HAD TO LOSE MONEY FROM HIS BUDGET, HE SAID HE WOULD WANT TO GO TO YOUNG PEOPLE HE SAID THAT PUBLICLY AND THAT IS CONSISTENT WITH WHAT HE SAID MONTHS AGO IN TERMS OF REDEFINING THE MISSION TO FOCUS PROACTIVELY AND POSITIVELY I DON’THINK IT HAS TO BE SOMETHING THAT PEOPLE WOULD FEEL UPSET ABOUT WERE WORRIED ABOUT I THINK THAT CAN BE INFORMATIONAL ABOUT THE WAY WE WILL MOVE FORWARD TOGET WDO YOWANT TO DO NEXT? >> I WILL ASK A DIFFERENT QUESTION IS ANYBODY IN THE ADMINISTRATI LLAYING PLANS FOR WHAT HAPPENS IF WASHINGTON AND ALBANY DON’T COME THROUGH DO YOU HAVE AN IDEA OF WHAT WOULD HAPPEN? >> YES, I’M NOT LYING TO YOU WHEN I SAY WE THINK ABOUT THE DANGERS WE FACE AND IT’S HARD TO LOOK AT THEM BECAUSE WE ARE TALKING ABOUT BILLIOS AND BILLIONS OF DA IT’S A VERY REAL SCENARIO AND WE ARE HEARING THE U.S. SENATE DOES NOT TAKE UP THE STIMULUS WE MUST LEGALLY HAVE A BUDGET BY JUNE 30 WE ARE STILL IN DISCUSSIONS WITH ALBANY AND I DO BELIEVE WE WILL EVENTUALLY GET THERE BUT WE ARE NOT THERE YET IF NEITHER OF THOSE THINGS IS READY, WE WILL SEE AND I FEEL PAINED TO SEE ABOUT WE WILL SEE CUTBACKS THROUGH ALL CITY AGENCIES AND IT’S NOT SOMETHING WE WANT TO DO WE ARE TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW THAT WOULD BE GRAPPLED WITH AND WE ARE HAVING CONVERSATIONS ON HAS WELL THAT IS BECOMING TRAGICALLY AND A LOT OF PEOPLE WILL SUFFER IF THEY’RE NOT RESOURCES AVAILABLE OR IF PEOPLE ARE NOT ABLE TO CONTINUE EMPLOYMENT IN THE MIDDLE OF THIS HORRIBLE ECONOMIC CRISIS I DON’T KNOW WHY THE SENATE AFTER WATCHING THE CORONAVIRUS AND NOW WATCHING THE PROBLEMS IN AMERICA, I DON’T KNOW HOW THEY CHOOSE NOT TO ACT YOU WOULD THINK THIS WOULD BE THE MOST SENSIBLE THING NOW MORE THAN EVER BUT WHAT WE ARE HEARING IS ABLE ACT BUT WE WILL TRY TO DO SOMETHING TO FIX THAT WE ARE PREPARING THOSE PLANS AND WE WILL HAVE TO COME TO GRIPS WITH THAT QUICKLY IT WILL BE A VERY TOUGH SCENARIO >> NEXT WE HAVE JULIET >> GOOD MORNING MR. MAYOR AND GOOD MORNING ALL MY QUESTION IS THIS THE SHOOTINGS IN YORK CITY HAVE DOUBLED IN THE PAST MONTH AND ACCORDING TO THE DEPARTMENT, THEY SAY GONNA REST HAVE OCCURRED IN BROOKLYN 78 OF THOSE ARRESTED HAVE

BEEN RELEASED AND THERE WAS SEVEN SHOOTINGS LAST NIGHT WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT THAT AND WHAT IS THE PLAN TO CURB GUN VIOLENCE? >> WE ARE GOING THROUGH AN EXTRA NEARLY DIFFICULT TIME WHERE ALL THESE THINGS WITH THE MASSIVE HEALTHCARE CS AND ECONOMIC CRISIS IN THE HUMAN CRISIS WE ARE GOING THROUGH AND THE CRISIS OVER JUSTICE AND ON TOP OF THAT, THE BUDGET CRISIS LIKE WE HAVE NEVER SEEN ALL OF THESE THINGS ARE HAPPENING AT ONCE THIS IS ARGUABL THE TOUGHEST MOMENT BUT ALSO A CITY THAT CAN HANDLE, I THINK ANYTHING I THINK WE ARE WILLING AND ABLE TO TAKE ON ANY CHALLENGE SO WE WILL HAVE TO FIND A WAY TO ADDRESS THIS UPTICK IN VIOLENCE AND I WOULD SAY IT’S A COUPLE OF THINGS IT IS DEEPENING NEIGHBORHOO PONWHICH CLEARLY WORKED WARE INPOINTING SEEING THE PROBLEMS AND IT CLEARLY WORKED WITH THE NYPD, THERE HAVE BEEN TIMES THROUGHOUT THIS ADMINISTRATION WESAW OBJECTS AND FOCUSING ON THOSE AREAS TO ADDRESS THE PROBLEM WE NEED COOPERATION WHEN IT COMES TO GUN VIOLENCE AND MORE COOPERATION ADDRESS GUN VIOLENCE WE NEED THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM TO RESTART AND WE ALL UNDERSTAND WHY THE COURT SYSTEM HAS BEEN LARGELY OUT OF COMMISSION AND HOPEFULLY THAT WILL CHANGE NOW WE WILL BE ABLE TO DO THINGS AS THE CITY COMES BACK TO LIFE TO CREATE MORE ACTION IN TERMS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND WE WILL NEED ALL OF THAT >> I DO HAVE A SECOND RELATED QUESTION , DO YOU SEE THIS PLAYING AVAILAE IF SO, TO WHAT EXTENT? >> YES WE HAVE TRIED TO DEEPEN THE ROLE WHETHER IT IS METHODOLOGIES LIKEL PRECINCT COUNILWHH IS IMPORTANT NWHETHERIT WORK IS THE WORK OF THE VIOLENCE MOVEMENT WHICH IS A DIFFERENT APPROACH BUT ONE WHERE THERE IS STILL DIALOGUE AND WHETHER IT IS LISTENING TO ACTIVISTS I HAVE CALLED FOR CHANGE AND REFORM AND ALL OF THE THINGS WE HAVE DONE THINK OF EVERYTHING ELSE OVER THE YEARS WITH REDUCTION AND ARRESTS 100,000 FEWER ARREST THAN IN 2013 AND THAT REDUCTION INCT THE CORRECT STE 4000 TODAY MANY REFORMS AND CHANGES THAT CAME FROM THE VOICES OF COMMUNITIES, WE HAVE TO DEEPEN THAT WHAT I TALKED ABOUT WITH THE ACTIVIST IS A SERIES OF ADDITIONAL CHANGES WE HAVE TO MAKE AND THE NYPD NEEDS TO LISTEN CITY HALL NEEDS TO LISTEN AND I NEED TO LISTEN AND I THINK WE CAN IN A WAY THAT SUPPORTS THE SAFETY OF THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY BECAUSE THERE IS A RIGHT WAY TO POLICE THE RIGHT WAY TO MAKE SURE WE WORK WITH THE GRASSROOTS AND TRUESAFETY COMES FROM THE GRASSROOTS AND T IS THOSE VOICES ARE CALLING FOR AND WHAT WE CAN ACHIEVE >> X, WE HAVE ANDREW >> GOOD MORNING MR. MAYOR AND EVERYONE FROM THE CALL I HOPE YOU ARE DOING WELL I HATE TO CHANNEL KATIE ON IN HERE, MY GOOD FRIEND BUT I DO WANT TO ASK, SUMMER TO GET TO 90 DEGREES AND I’M WONDERING WHAT PROGRESS YOU HAVE MADE COMING UP WITH ANY PLAN TO ALLOW YOUNG PEOPLE TO EITHER SWIM IN A POOL OR BEACH OR GET IN A SPRINKLER? >> VERY IMPORTANT QUESTIONDYOU ARCHANNELNG AN IMPORTANT QUESTION FROM KATIE WE HAVE TO START WITH THE THINGS WE KNOW WE CAN DO AND EVEN ON THE CURRENT CONDITIONS, WE DO IN A SAFE AND APPROPRIATE MANNESO THERE WILL BE COOLING AND COOLING STATIONS BUT YOU RAISE AN IMPORTANT POINT ABOUT THE BEACHES AND THE POOLS WE WILL BE REASSESSING EVERYTHING AND WARE MAKING REAL PROGRESS NO TWO DAYS HAVE BEEN THE SAME TO SAY THE LEAST WITH THE CORONAVIRUS WE HAVE HAD TO ALWAYS GUARD THAT AND THAT PERIOD OF TIME

WHERE WE THOUGHT WE MIGHT BE IN A PLATEAU WHERE IMAGES STAY AT A HIGH LEVEL AND NOT CHANGE BEFORE THAT WE THOUGHT IT WOULD KEEP GOING UPWARD THANK GOD FOR EVERYONE’S EFFORT THAT IT HAS GONE LOWER AND LOWER BUT WE HAVE TO MAKE SURE IT STAYS LOW IF WE CAN DO THAT, WE ARE HAVING A REAL CONVERSATION AND THERMAY EVEN BE AWAY TO GET BACK TO POOLS WE ARE NOT THERE YET AND I WILL KEEP SAYING IT AND I UNDERSTAND THE GREAT ANXIETY TO GET THERE BUT WE HAVE TO MAKE SURE THAT WE DON’T DO THE WORST OF ALL THINGS WHICH IS TO ALLOW RESURGENCE WE ARE LITERALLY SHUTTING DOWN PHASE I AND GOING BACK TO FULL RESTRICTIONS OR RSE IT WILL TAKE A LITTLE PATIENCE BUT WE CAN HAVE A CONVERSATION NOW WITH A LITTLE MORE OPPORTUNITY TO ENVISION PROGRESS ANWE CAN START A CONVERSATION AROUND POOLS I DON’T KNOW IF WE CAN GET THERE BUT WE CAN BEGIN THAT CONVERSATION BASOWHAT YOU SAW DO YOU HAVE A SECOND ONE? >> MY SECOND QUESTION HAS TO DO WITH OUTDOOR DINING YOU HAD INDICATED THAT IT WOULD BE THE BEGINNING OF JULY AND ALL THE OTHERS HAVE BEEN ABLE TO MOVE TO PHASE 2 WHICH WOULD PUT IT ON JUNE 22 HOW CLOSE ARE YOU TO GIVING RESTAURANT DETAILS AB HOW TO RECLAIM SOME OF THAT STREET SPACE? >> TWO PARTS TO THAT ANSWER, IS IT LEGALLY POSSIBLE TO GET TO PHASE 2? YES WE NEED TO PROVIDE THOSE ANSWERS ON THAT TIMELINE AND THAT MEANS OVER THE NEXT WEEK OR 10 DAYS TO FILL IN AS MANY OF THOSE BLANKS AS HUMANLY POSSIBLE I HAVE BEEN VERY CLEAR AND I SAID IT YESTERDAY I’M NOT SAYING JUNE 22 WHICH IS THE EARLIEST OFFICIAL DATE BECAUSE I DO NOT WANT TO RAISE UNDULY EXPECTATIONS HAVEEA OVER THE STATE OF NEW YORK AND WE ARE DIFFERENT AND ALMOST EVERY PLACE OF THE COUNTRY THAT IS WHY WE WERE THE EPICENTER WITH THE NATURE OF LIFE IN THE NATION’S LARGEST CITY I WANT PEOPLE TO HEAR AND WE WILL WORK WITH THE STATE AND CONSTANTLY COMMUNICATE BUT IF WE ARE READY, ON JUNE 22, THAT IS BEAUTIFUL I DON’T WANT PEOPLE TO HAVE UNDUE EXPECTATIONS OF TRYINTO DO SOMETHING SO DIFFICULT TO BRING BACK HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF WORKERAND ENSURE THAT WE BRING BACK MANY OF HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF MORE I SAID JULY BECAUSE I WANTED TO KEEP EXPECTATIONS LO BUT IF WE CAN GET THERE SOONER, OF COURSE IF WE THINK IT IS SAFE, OF COURSE WE OWE THOSE RESTAURANTS GUIDANC QUICKLY TH WEEAND NEXT WEEK >> NEXT WE HAVE SEAN FROM THE DAILY NEWS >> GOOD MORNING EVERYONE TO START WITH, I WANTED TO ASK ABOUT THE NUMBER OF LETTERS WITH YOUR OWN STAFFERS RECENTLY CIR THE HANDLING O THE PROTEST AND MAKING DEMANDS THAT HAS MAJORLY DEFENDED THE NYPD AND IMMEDIATELY FG FIR THAT USE EXCESSIVE FORCE ARE YOU PLANNG TO MEET DEMANDS WERE TO ENSURE THAT THEY CONTINUE TO WORK WITH YOU WE CAN START WITH THAT AND THEN I WILL ASK MY FOLLOW-UP >> I WORKED IN CITY HALL AS A STAFFER AND IN AN ADMINISTRATION DEDICAT TO CHANGE AND IN A DIFFICULT TIME I RESPECT THE HEARTFELT VIEWS OF THE NUMBERS AND MEMBERS OF THIS TEAM I KNOW THEY ARE SPEAKING FROM THEIR HONEST VIEW OF THINGS AND I RESPECT EVERYONE’S CHOICE IPEOPLE DONWANT TO WORK IN THIS INITIATION, I RESPECT THAT WE WILL CONTINUE THE WORK WHETHER THEY CHOOSE TO BE A PART OF IT OR NOT I HEAR PEOPLE’S VOICES BUT I ALSO UNDERSTAND THAT THIS DETERMINED A DIRECTIAND I PUT FORWARD A VISION WE ARE ACTING ON THAT AND WE WILL DEEPEN THAT VISION THAT IS WHAT DEMOCRACY IS ALL ABOUT I HAVE BEEN VERY CLEAR ABOUT THE CHANGES WE WILL MAKE PEOPLE SHOULD UNDERSTAND THAT YOU KNOW SOMEONE BY WHAT THEY HAVE DONE WE REDUCED ARREST, WE ENDED MARIJUANA ARSTANPUT BODY CAMERAS AND RETRAIN THE ENTIRE POLICE FORCE AND CRATED A DYNAMIC AREA AND THE MAJORITY PEOPLE OF COLOR, MORE AND MORE WOMEN OFFICERS WERE FROM THE CITY OF NEW YORK AND WE BROUGHT FORWARD A WHOLE NEW GENERATION OF LEADERSHIP INCLUDING MORE AND MORE PEOPLE OF COLOR AND WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP THIIS JUST SOME OF WHAT WE HAVE DONE TO CHANGE THE NYPD WHICH IS A

PROFOUND REDIRIAND NOW WE WILL DO A LOT MORE AND RELENTLESSLY CHANGE THE CITY AND POLICE DEPARTMENT OVER THE NEXT 18 MONTHS AND ANYONE THAT WANTS TO BE A PART OF THAT, THAT IS WHERE WE ARE GOING >> I THINK ON A RELATED NOTE, I WANTED TO ASK ABOUT THE HIGH PROFILE DEPARTURE A SAYING THAT ALLISON HIRSCH IS LEAVING CITY HALL AND GOING TO D.O.E OVER OBJECTIONS OHANDLINTHE PROTESTS SOME STAFFERS PUBLICLY ARE CIIYOU AND I THINK PEOPLE THAT DON’T NECESSARILYL IN THE INNER WORKINGS HAVE TO BE WONDERING IF IT IS IMPLODING CAN YOU ADDRESS THAT? >> I APPRECIATE YOUR ATTEMPT BUT IT IS JUST INACCURATE I HAVE TREMENDOUS RESPECT FOR A SHE CARES DEL ABOUTHE ISSUES OF EDUCATION AND HAS BEEN FOCUSED ON THOSE ISSUES IN THE PREVIOUS ROLE AND A LOT OF WHAT SHE FOCUSED ON, SHE HAPPENS TO BE A WORKING MOM THAT CARES DEEPLY ABOUT THE REALITY OF KIDS AND WE ARE ASKING PEOPLE TO TAKE ON A ROLE AND THIS MIGHT HAVE BEEN THE ORIGINAL ROLE BUT NOW IT MAKES SENSE IN TERMS OF THE CRUCIAL NEED TO BRING BACK THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS HAVE THE HARDEST MISSION OUR SCHOOL HAS EVER GONE WILL BE COMING BACK IN SEPTEMBER AND HAS TO BE THE LATEST SCHOOL YEAR IN HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY IT IS ALL HANDS ON DECK AND I THINK SHE WILL CONTRIBUTE GREATLTHAT >NEXT, WE HAVE HENRY FROM BLOOMBERG >> HELLO, MR MAYOR, HOW ARE YOU DOING? >> HEY, HENRY HOW ARE YOU DOING? >> GOOD, I JUST HAVE ONE QUESTION I WAS SPEAKING WITH THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND A SEVEN PEOPLE COME IN AND ARE ADMITTED TO HOSPITALS WITH SUSPECTED COD NTHEY NOT SURE BECAUSE THEY ARE UNTESTED AT THAT POINT, THERE IS NO CONTACT TRACING IN OTHER WORDS THEY WERE TREATED AT THE HOSPITAL AND TESTED BUT THERE IS NO EXAMINATION OF WHO THEY MAY BE CLOSE TO SO IN THE HOURS OR DAYS THAT IT TAKES TO GET A TEST RESULT, THESE PEOPLE OUT IN THE WORLD PRESUMABLY ARE AFFECTED OR IN THE PROCESS OF BECOMING INFECDNNO ONE KNOWS WHO THEY ARE THEY ARE SPREADING THE VIRUS WHY ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE ADMITTED TO HOSPITALS IMMEDIATELY IN TOUCH WITH COTRACES >> I DON’T KNOW WHO YOU SPOKE TO BUT THAT IS NOT THE APPROACH I WILL MAKE SURE YOU TALK TO SOMEONE AND CONTACT TRACING IS FOR EVERYONE THAT HAS POSITIVE IN NEW YORK CITY REGARDLESS OF WHERE THEY TEST POSITIVE SOMEONE THAT IS NOT YET IDENTI BECAS WE KNOW, SOME OF THE FOLKS THAT ARE COMING IN WITH RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMMNOT BE COVID-19 BUT EVERY SINGLE ONE OF THEM GETS CONTACT TRACING THIS WILL BE TIGHTENED UP AND WE WILL MAKE SURE TO GET THAT FOLLOW-UP DISCI >> I’M NOT SURE YOU UNDERSTOOD MY QUESTION >> TRY AGAIN >> PEOPLE COME INTO THE HOSPITAL AND ARE SUSPECTED COVID- 19 PATIENTS THEY HAVE NOT BEEN TESTED YET BUT THEY ARE SUSPECTED OF HAVING COVID-19 TO THE POINT WHERE THEY HAVE BEEN HOSPITALIZED. TCONT UNTIL TEST RESULT IS OBTAINED AND THIS IS COMING FROM THE PRESS OFFICE OF THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT >> I THINK WHEN YOU SAID YOUR QUESTION, I HEARD THE TEST RESULT PIECE AND I APPRECIATE YOUR CLARITY I WOULD USE THE WORD SYMPTOMA I THINK HE YOU NOW SAYING IF SOMEONE WASN’T TOO BUT NOT CONFIRMED, WOULTHEY BE FOLLOWED UP ON? YES BECAUSE REMEMBER WE HAVE TO GO AFTER SYMPTOMATIC PEOPAND I WANT TO AFFIRM TO YOU THAT WE GOT 70 POSITIVE, CONFIRMED POSITIVE TT ARE REACHING OUT TO RIGHT NOW AND BY DEFINITION IS JOB ONE BECAUSE WE KNOW FOR CERTAIN NUMBER DO NOT HAVE COVID-19 THAT IS A FACT AND THAT HAS BEEN TRACED BECAUSE IT IS IMPORTANT AND CAME UP EARLIER THAT WAS A VERY GOOD ONE AND I THINK THEY ASKED ABOUT THE DIFFERENCE WITH SUSPECTED OR HOW MANY ARE CONFIRMED TOMORROW, I WAN TO SPEAK ABOUT THE IN THE BRIEFING AND PEOPLE SHOULD REALIZE AND THEN GOT A CERTAIN NUMBER OF THOSE FOLKS TURN OUT NOT TO HAVE COVID-19

THAT IS A VERY GOOD THING AND WE NEED TO AFFIRM THAT YOUR POINT ABOUT SYMPTOMATIC FS WELL TAKEN THEY HAVE THE FIRST GO AFTER THE CONFIRMED POSITIVES BU WHERE THERE ARE SOME TOO PEOPLE, IT MAKES SENSE TO START THAT WORK AS WELL PRESUMING THERE ARREURS AVAILAB AS WE MOVE MORE PEOPLE INTO TEST AND TRACE WHERE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE AND I WANT TO SEE US REACH MORE AND MORE INTO SYMPTOMATIC FAS WEL WE WILL DO THAT FOLLOW-UP SO YOU GET THE SPECIFICS BUT THE POINT IS WELL TAKEN AS LONG AS YOU HEAR MY POINT THAT JOB ONE IS WHERE YOU HAVE A CONFIRMED POSIVES YOU IT AND A LOT OF THOSE FOLKS TURN OUT NOT TO HAVE COVID-19 >> NEXT, WE HAVE JAKE >> GOOD MORNING YESTERDAY, WE PUBLISHED MORE ON THURSDAY’S PROTEST AND WE ASKED ABOUT THIS HISTORY AND WE WERE TOLD THAT THEY WOULD BE ENFORCING CURFEW DEST THE FACT THAT THERE IS A CURFEW WHEN THEY TRY TO SHOW OFFICERS DOCUMENTATION OF THAT, THE OFFICER CRUMBLED E PAPER TO THE GROUND THERE IS ANOTHER VIDEO THAT SHOWS AN OFFICER WITH THE LEGAL BUREAU TELLING COPS THAT OBSERVERS CAN BE ARRESTED THE QUESTION IS WHETHER YOU THINK THE OFFICERS INVOLVEHD TAKE DISCIPLINE >> THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT QUESTION AND I DO NOT BELIEVE EVER THAT ANY LEGAL OBSERVER SHLBE ARRESTED, PERIOD THERE IS NO WAY THEY SHOULD EVER BE ARRESTED UNLESS THEY ARE COMMITTINA SPECIFIC CRIME AND THE SAME GOES FOR MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA WE TALKED ABOUT THAT THE OTHER DAY I WILL NOT ACCEPT THAT FROM THE NYPD IF THEY ARE VIOLATING THOSE ESSENTIAL RULES AND CERTIFIED MEDIA AND NOT EVERYONE OF COURSE THAT CLAIMS TO BE SOMETHING IN SOMETHING BUT IF SOMEONE IS SHOWING DOCUMET THATTO BE HONORED WE NEED TO FIX THAT IMMEDIATELY AND IN TERMS OF WHAT KIND OF DISCIPLINE, THE QUESTION I WOULD HAVE IS IF DISCIPLINE IS APPLIED TO AN OFFICER OR THE PERSON THAT GAVE THE ORDERS AND WE NEED TO LOOK AT THAT SPECIFICALLY BUT THAT SHOULD BE A PART OF THE INVESTIGATION AND WH HAPPEN I AM CONVIND THAT THERE WAS A PROFOUND DANGER THAT DAY THAT DOESN’T MEAN EVERYTH WAS DONRIGHT THERE IS A FULL INVESTIGATION GOING ON MY THE INDEPENDENT REVIETHAT OUR COMMISSIONER IS DOING AND BY THE INTERNAL AFFAIRS I BELIEVE BASED ON ALL THE INFORMATION BEFORE AND DURING THE PROTESTS THAT THERE WAS A REAL AND TANGIBLE AND VERY DANGEROUS THREAT OF VIOLENCE THAT AFFECTED THE WHOLE APPROACH BUT THAT DOES NOT MEAN WE DON’T NEED TO LOOK AT EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED TO SEE IF THERE IS ANYTHING DONE INAPPRRE ATHERE NEEDS TO BE ANY ACCOUNTABILITY FOR ANY OFFICER OR SUPERVISOR THAT NE TO BE PART OF THE REVIEW AND NEEDS TO HAPPEN QUICKLY >> MY FOLLOW-UP QUESTION RELAT TTHAT WE FIRST ASKED ABOUT THIS ON FRIDAY, THEY SAID THE OPERATION WAS EXECUTED FLAWLESSLY AND THEY SAID THIS WAS HOURS WITH A SEPARATE LOCATNH NO APPARENT LINK TO PROTESTERS ARE YOU SPREADING MISINFORI PSTS? >> I BELIEVE HE WAS RESPONDING TO EVERYTHING HE KNEW IN AN INCREDIBLY DYNAMIC A COMPLEX SITUATIO I CANNRD EVERH WE ARE TALKING ABOAND I KNOW YOU PERSONALLY WHERE THERE AND I KNOW IT WAS A DIFFICULT REALITY FOR YOU AND I RESPECT THAT THE PROBLEM DURING THE WHOLE SEQUENCE WAS THAT VIOLENCE WAS INTRODUCED INTO THE PROTESTS IN A WAY THAT WE HAVE NOT SEEN IN SUCH A SUSTAINED PATTERN WE NEED TO FIND OUT WHO DID THAT VIOLENCE AND FIND OUT IF IT WAS GROUPS FROM NT 4.0 OR RIGHT WING GROUPS PRETENDING TO BE NT 4.0 OR WHATEVER IT WAS OR IF IT WAS INDIVIDUALS BUT THAT VIOLENCE CAUSED A WHOLE DIFFERENT REAL TOP OF THE VERY DIFFERENT AND UNACCEPTABLE VL D AND MONDAY NIGHT AT THE BEGINNING

OF THE PROTESTS THE VIOLENCE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH THE PROTESTS BUT ADDED ANOTHER ELEMENTHAT HAD TO BE ADDRESSED WHEN WE ARE ABLE TO REVIEW EVERYTHING IN THE COOL LIGHT OF DAY, I THINK WE WILL SEE A PARTICULAR CHALLENGTHAT THE CITY NEVER FACED IN COMBNION THE SCALE EVER AND WHAT WAS MOST IMPORTANT WAS TO SAVE LIVES AND ENSURE THAT NO ONE LOST THEIR LIFE WHETHER CIVILIAN ORPOLICE OFFICBUT NOW WE HAVE TO DO THE WORK UNDERSTANDING WHAT WAS DONE RIGHT OR WRONG AND WHAT SHOULD BE THE CONSEQUENCES AND WHAT ACCOUNTABILITY DSTO BUT THAT SPECIFIC MOMENT, THE COMMISSIONER SHOWED ME WHAT THEY HAD RECEIVED EARLIER THAT DAY AND THE THREAT TO THE AREA OR VIOLENCE COMING FROM AN ORGANIZATION THAT HAD DONE VIOLENCE BEFORE THOSE ITEMS TH WERE SEIZED WERE IN THE IMMEDIATE AREA AND THOSE ARE REAL THINGS THAT DOES AFFECT THE THINKING OF KEEPING US SAFE IT’S HARD TO SEE ALL THOSE INDICATORS AT ONCE AND NOT BELIEVE THAT SOMETHING DANGE I ABOUTO HAPPEN AN TO NOT HAVE TO TAKE ACTION I BELIEVE THAT IS WHAT WAS MOTIVATING THE COMMISSIONER BUT THERE WILL BE A FULL INVESTIGATION >> NEXT WE HAVE KEY FROM MUCH OF ONE NEWS >> I WANT TO MAKE SURE YOU CAN HEAR ME WELL >> YES, STEVE HOW ARE YOU DOING? >> I AM DOING WELL I WILL START WITH CONTACT TRACING WE ARE SEEING A LOWER NUMBER BUT A SIGNIFICANT NUMBER OF NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES AND PRESUMABLY THE RESULT OF CONTACT TRACERS RESPONG TO CASES AND GETTING PEOPLE TESTED AT SOME POINT, THE EFFORT WOULD BRING DOWN THE EFFORT OF NEW CASES TO SUCH A LOW NUMBER THAT WOULD BE CONSIDERED SUCSL AND FTO GO BACK TO NORMALCY WE REACH THE LOW TRANSMISSION RATE AN WOULD YOU LIKE TO SEE THE CITY GETTING THERE? >> YOU ARE ASKING A BIG QUESTION I APPRECIATE THE QUESTIONAND WE ARE TALKING ABOUT THAT IN TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO DEFINE THAT YOU ARE RIGHT THAT IT IS SO MUCH LOWER THAT WE ARE TALKING HUNDRED PER DAY IF EACH CASE LEADS TO THREE OR FIVE OR 10 PEOPLE AND NEED TO BE FOLLOWED UP ON WITH THE PEOPLE THAT TESTED POSITIVE, THAT IS A LIE AND I TALKED TO THOSE THAT HAVE A SPECIFIC QUESTION AND I HAVE THIS CONVERSATION WITH DR. SHARMA I THINK IT IS FAIR TO SAY THAT THE MORE WE CAN CONTAIN THIS DISEASE TO CONTACT TRACING THAT YOU ARE RIGHT AND THAT SHE PUSHED ON THE NUMBERS WAS A CHALLENGE OF A COUNTER DYNAMIC AS MORE AND MORE PEOPLE ARE COMING IN CLOSE CONTACT BECAUSE OF GOING BACK TO WORK AND EVEN WITH ALL THOSE PRECAUTIONS, HUMANS ARE HUMAAND IT WILL BE PERFECT OUR JOB IS TO KEEP IT CONTAINED AND TO TAKE THOSE ACTIONS BUT I DON’T THINK WE HAVE AN EXACT NUMBER I THINK IF YOU SAID WHAT THE FINAL STAGE LOOKS LIKE IS WHERE THERE ARE NO NEW CASES AND ONLY IF ONE COMES FROM OUTSIDE NEW YORK CITY WHICH IS A WAYS OFF AND PROBABLY AT THIS POINT ONLY ACHIEVABLE WITH THE VACCINE TO GET TO THAT LOW TRANSMISSION PHASE, I THINK YOU ARE TALKING CERTAINLY INTO THE WHOLE SUMMER AND THE FALL BECAUSE WE WILL HAVE TO DEAL WITH THE IMPACT OF EACH NEW PHASE AND EACH NEW REOPENING AND WHAT THAT DOES BUT IF WE CAN GET THERE OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS, I WOULD CONSIDER THAT A REAL VICTORY AND IF WE CAN GET TO THE POINT THAT WE CAN SAY WE HAD ONLY A HANDFUL OF NEW CASES EACH DAY, THAT WOULD BE A HUGE VICTORY BUT I CAN’T GIVE YOU THAT YET AND TO MAKE SURE WE NEVER SEE A RESURGENCE WHICH IS A CLEAR PRESENT DANGER THAT I WORRY ABOUT EVERY SINGLE DAY >> THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THE ANSWER MANY OF THE MOST POPULAR RETAIL STORES REMAIN COVERED BECAUSE OF VANDALISM AND LOOTING THAT HAPPENED WELL OVER A WEEK AGO THOSE TOURS DIDN’T SEEM TO

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE PHASE I REOPENING WHAT IS THE CITY DOING TO ENSURE THE RETAIL SECTOR TO TAKE DOWN THE PLYWOOD AND DO AWAY WITH BLOCK AFTER BLOCK OF LOCKED UP STOREFRONTS AND THEY TOOK REVENGE OF THE RESTRICTIONS AND WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO SUPPORT THOSE RETAILERS AND TO ENSURE YOU DON’T HAVE TO WORRY ANYMORE AND YOU CAN REOPEN AND PUT THE PLYWOOD BACK UP >> I HAVE BEEN TALKING TO PEOPLE IN RETAIL STARTING WITH THE CEO OF MACY’S AND THEY ARE CONFIDENT IN THEIR ABILITY AND THE REALITY OF CURBSIDE PICKUP OR PICKUP IN-STORE IS COMPENSATED FOR A LOT OF RETAIL FOLKS IN A TIGHTER ENVIRONMEN YARE K ABOUT SUBURBS OR MALLS AND CURBSIDE PICKUP IS A LOT EASIER BUT THE STATE RULES ARE FOR THE WHOLE STATE AND WE ARE THE LEAST FOCUS PART OF NEW YORK STATE THE IN-STORE IS DOABLE. THEY WANT TO GET GOING AND THEY SAID THEY SUSTAINED WELL DAMAGE AND THE WORD I’VE GOTTEN IS TO UNDERSTAND THAT WE SAW A PERFECT STORM AND THAT COMMUNITIES ALL OVER THE CITY AND SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS AND BIG BUSINESS OWNERS AND MIP AND EVERYONE IS ON ALERT FOR ANYONE THAT MIGHT REASSERT IN ATTEMPTS TO HARM PEOPLE OR PROPERTY AND I BELIEVE WE WILL NOT SEE ANYTHING LIKE THAT AGAIN BECAUSE THAT HAPPENED IN A PERFECT STORM MOMENT WHERE A LOT OF ATTENTION WAS DISTRACTED ELSEWHERE AND THAT WON’T HAPPEN NOW I THINK WHAT WILL HAPPEN IS THAT A LOT OF RETAIL FOLKS WON’T THINK PHASE I IS WHAT WORKS FOR THEM BECAUSE IN-STORE IWILL BE THE EFFECTIVE CONTEXT THEY WT TO DO AS MUCH OF NORMAL OPERATIONS AND THAT IS ONE YOU WILL SEE RETAIL, LIVE IN THE CITY >> NEXT, WE HAVE JULIA FROM THE POST >> HEY, GOOD MORNING CAN YOU HEAR ME? >> YES, JULIA HOW ARE YOU? >> I’M GOOD HAPPY DAY TO A PHASE I ON REOPENING >> I LIKE THAT >> MOVING FORWARD, I’M WONDERING, COULD YOU PLEASE EXPLAIN TO NEW YORKERS WHY IT TOOK THE DEATH OF GEORGE FLOYD FOR YOU TO SHIFT FUNDING OF NYPD AND THAT OF ANY OTHER POINT LIKE THE DEATH OF ERIC GARDNER WITH THE DEATH RIGHT HERE IN NEW YORK CITY? >> YES, THE FACT THAT IN THE FIRST YEARS OF THIS, WE WERE NOT ONLY TRYING TO DEAL WITH ISSUES OF JUSTICE AND CIVIL RIGHTS BUT ISSUES OF CRIME THAT WERE FAR FROM RESOLVED WE NOW LOOK BACK AFTER SIX YEARS OF DRIVING DOWN CRIME WITH A LEVEL NOT SEEN SINCE THE 1950s, WE WERE ABLE TO LOOK AT A WHOLE BIGGER AGENDA I WANT TO BE CLEAR THAT IN THE BEGINNING OF THIS DEMONSTRATION WE L WITH HUGE CHALLENGES OF VIOLENCE AGAINST PEOPLE THAT LIVE IN PUBLIC HOUSING AND WE ARE SEEING A SURGE IN SHOOTINGS WE WERE DEALING WITH A CRISIS BETWEEN POLICING WITH STOP AND FRISK AND THE CRISIS NEEDED AN ANSWER THEY ACTUALLY REQUIRED MORE RESOURCES AND CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIZED THE NUMBER ONE PRIORITY WITH MORE POLICE OFFICERSFOR SAFETY WE ADDED 2000 MORE OFFICERS AND WE DID THE THINGS TO INFORM THEM WHILE ALSO DRIVING DOWN CRIME WE HAVE SEEN ARREST AND INCARCERATION AND CAN DO A LOT MORE THAT WAS WHAT WE WENT THROUGH AND WHAT WE HAD TO ADDRESS WE CAN SHOW PEOPLE THAT WE WILL BE THE FOCUS AND HELP OF LIST THEM AND KEEP THEM SAFE AND UNCOMFORTABLE THAWECAN MAKE THAT GOAL ACHIEVABLE >> I HAD ONE FOR THE FIRST LADY >> YES, SHE IS COMING BACK . GO AHEAD >> HAPPY BELATED WEDDING ANNIVERSARY TO YOU, FIRST LADY I WOULD LIKE TO ASK YOU IF YOU URGE THE MAYOR

TO REVERSE HIS POSITION ON NOT CUTTING ANY FUNDS FROM THE NYPD TO WHERE HE IS AT NOW AND IF NOT, HOW WAS THAT DECISION MADE? >> I WILL START AND PASS TO THE FIRST LADY THE ANSWER IS YES WITH THE TASK FORCE AND WE BELIEVE THE SHIFT OF FUNDS, SHE CAN TELL YOU ABOUT IT AND YOUTH SERVICES WE SUBMITTED A QUESTIONNAIRE TO 300 OF THE RESIDENTS OF THE HARDEST HIT COMMUNITIES PROTECT COMMUNITY LEADERS, AND COMMUNITY BASED ORGANIZATIONS THAT WAS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT RESPONSES THAT WE GOT BACK MENTAL HEALTH WAS AT THE TOP THE FACT THAT WE NEED MORE RESOURCES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WAS RIGHT UP THERE THERE WAS NO QUESTION THAT THAT WAS SOMETHING THAT NEEDED TO BE ADDRESSED EVEN WITHOUT THOSE RESPONSES I TALKED TO MY HUSBAND ABOUT IT AND ENCOURAGED HIM TO HELP US FIND WAYS TO DO THAT. IF YOUNG PEOPLE DON’T HAVE CONSTRUCTIVE ACTIVITIES DURING THE SUMMER, PAID MENTORSHIP SENATE INTERNSHIPS ARE GOING TO DO SOMETHING NOT NECESSARILY ANYTHING BAD BUT IT’S A STEP BACKWARDS ANY MIDDLE OR UPPER CLASS FAMILY THEY ALL HAVE ACTIVITIES FOR THEIR CHILDREN, THEY TRAVEL, THERE’S SO MANY POSITIVE OUTLOOKS FOR THAT ENERGY THAT YOUNG PEOPLE HAVE IN THESE COMMUNITIES THE OPPORTUNITIES ARE LACKING AND THEY HAVE BEEN LACKING WE HAVE TO DO EVERYTHING WE CAN TO ADDRESS THAT GAP >> MR. MIRAI WOULD LIKE TO FOLLOW UP ON THE QUESTION ABOUT WHERE YOU’RE GOING TO FIND MONEY FOR POLICE CUTS, THEY SAID A HIRING FREEZE, AND OVER THE COURSE OF THE NEXT 18 MONTHS IT WOULD REDUCE THE SIZE OF THE POLICE FORCE TO 35,000 IS THAT SOMETHING YOU MIGHT LOOK AT AS A POSSIBILITY FOR CUTBACKS? >> THE IS GOING TO BE A REAL DIALOGUE WITH THE CITY COUNCIL I AM SPEAKING WITH THE ASIAN CAUCASUS WEEK A REAL DIALOGUE ABOUT WHAT MAKES SENSE IN TERMS OF SHIFTING MONEY THERE’S ALSO GOINTO BE A REAL DIALOGUE ABOUT HOW WE KEEP OUR COMMUNITIES SAFE I HAD THE HONOR OF GETTING TO KNOW COMMUNITIES ALL OVER THE CITY WHEN I TALK TO CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS ABOUT THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS THEY EMPHASIZE THEIR CONCERNS OF EVERYDAY PEOPLE WHETHER THEY ARE WORKING-CLASS PEOPLE, UNION MEMBERS, HOMEOWNERS, RENTERS WHEN I WAS IN CAMBRIA HEIGHTS PEOPLE CAME IN AND TALKED ABOUT WHAT THEY WERE GOING THROUGH THEY DON’T HAVE PAYCHECKS , THERE CONCERNED ABOUT HOW TO OVERCOME THE CHALLENGES AND THEY ARE CONCERNED ABOUT SAFETY . WE WILL FIGURE OUT HOW TO STRIKE THAT BALANCE WORKING WITH THE COUNCIL I WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT WHATEVER WE DO ENSURES THE ABILITY TO KEEP ALL NEIGHBORHOODS SAFE INCLUDING SOME NEIGHBORHOODS AHAVE NEVER KNOWN THE SAFETY THEY DESERVE WE NEED TO FIND THE RIGHT WAY TO ADDRESS THAT I AM GOING TO GIVE YOU THE CLEAR FRAME WE CAN FIND MONEY OUT OF THE NYPD TO GO TO YOUTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES WE HAVE TO PROTECT SAFETY ON THE GROUND THAT IS WHY THE CITY COUNCIL WANTED MORE OFFICERS AND NEIGHBORHOODS WIA NEIGHBORHOOD POLICI MENTT

TO BUILD A DIFFERENT APPROACH AND RELATIONSHIPS . WE WILL FIGURE OUT HOW TO DO THAT UNDER THESE ADVERSE BUDGET CUANS THAT IS THE BALANCE WE ARE GOING TO STRIKE >> ARE YOU SAYING THAT YOU DO NOT WANT TO TOUCH PATROL STRENGTH? >> I’M VERY CONCERNED ABOUT THAT SPIKE IN CRIME I DO NOT KNOW WHAT IS GOING TO HIT NEW YORK CITY NEXT, WHETHER IT’S GOING TO BE LOCUST , THERE ARE THINGS THAT FEEL VERY BIBLICAL WE HAVE THE GREATEST HEALTH CARE CRISIS IN THE HISTORY OF THE CITY WE HAVE AN ECONOMIC CRISIS COMPARABLE TO THE GREAT DEPRESSION WE HAVE A MOMENT OF PROFOUND PAIN AND WE HAVE SAFETY CHALLENGES THAT AFTER YEARS OF BEING BACK IN CRIME WE HAVE SEEN IN THE LAST WEEK, TROUBLING INDICATORS OF CRIME RISING AND IT IS RISING IN THE SAME COMMUNITIES THAT ARE THE HARDEST HIT BY THE CORONAVIRUS WE CANNOT ALLOW PEOPLE TO NOT FEEL SAFE WE HAVE TO FIGURE OUT THAT BALANCE WERE GOING TO HAVE THAT CONVERSATION OF HOW TO KEEP PEOPLE SAFE AND WHAT IS THE RIGHT THING TO TAKE OUT OF THE NYPD TO FUND THESE INITIATIVES WE WILL DO IT AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF THE LARGEST FISCAL CRISIS SINCE THE 1970S THIS IS A SUBJECT OF NEGOTIATION IN THINKING THAT WE ALL NEED TO DO TOGETHER WHATEVER WE DO WE MUST KEEP THE CITY SAFE >> GOOD MORNING MR. MAYOR IT’S MY UNDERSTANDING THAT PHIL THOMPSON IS LEADING THE FAITH- BASED COUNSEL CONSIDERING HOW NEW YORK CITY’S A VISION OF WORSHIP COULD PARTIALLY OPEN A PHASE 2 COULD YOU ENLIGHTUS THE PURPOSE OF THE COUNCIL? >> PHIL AND A LOT OF OTHERS HAVE BEEN DEEPLY INVOLVED IN OUR FAITH EFFORTS, AND OF COURSE THE FAITH LEADERS FOR SO LONG WE’VE HAD EXTRAORDINARY LEADSH WE’VE HAD TREMENDOUS LEADERSHIP BY CARDINAL DOLAN AND SO MANY OTHERS THEIR VOICES ARE CONSTANT , IT’S BEEN CRUCIAL TO THE THRIVE INITIATIVE, TO SPREAD MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT THROUGH CONGREGATIONS I HAD A NUMBER OF CALLS WITH FAITH LEADERS OVER THE LAST FEW WEEKS THEY’VE BEEN INCREDIBLE IN HELPING PEOPLE THROUGH THIS CRISIS NOW WE CAN START SERVICES ON A MORE MODEST LEVEL, BUT MAKING SURE THAT WE CONTINUE TO HOLD BACK THIS DISEASE A LOT OF GOOD WORK IS HAPPENING, THERE HAVE BEEN SUGGESTIONS ABOUT HOW TO RESTART SERVICES THAT CONTRIBUTED TO THE THINKING OF THE CITY IN THE STATE THERE HAVE BEEN SUGGESTIONS BOTH WAYS, ASKING US TO TAKE THE LEAD AND UNDERSTAND HOW TO BE SAFE WE WILL BE ENGAGING FAITH LEADERS CONSTANTLY I KNOW THAT YOU HAVE WORKED WITH A LOT OF FAITH LEADERS OVER THE YEARS, IF YOU HAVE OTHER REFLECTIONS YOU WOULD LIKE TO OFFER ON HOW WE ARE GOING TO WORK WITH THEM , I WOULD APPRECIATE THAT YOU HAVE BEEN FOCUSED BECAUSE YOU HAVE THE DEPARTMENT OF YOUTH SERVICES WHICH IS A CENTRAL CONCERN FOR FAITH LEADERS AS WELL >> I WOULD MENTION THREE OF THE ITEMS THAT WE HAVE BEEN TALKING ABOUT ON THE FAITH COUNSEL I WOULD TELL YOU THAT THE CONVERSATIONS HA SO ROBUST THAT WE DECIDED TO KEEP MEETING FOR LONGER THAN WHAT WE ORIGINALLY PLANNSO THAT WE CAN KEEP THAT DIALOGUE GOING ONE BIG CONCERN OF THE FAITH LEADERS WAS THAT THE ENTIRE FAITH COMMUNITY FOLLOW SAFE

PRACTICES AND NOT OPEN TO QUICKLY OR UNSAFELY THAT WAS A CONCERN THAT THE FAITH LEADERS THEMSELVEREALLY EMPHASIZED TWO INITIATIVES THAT WE DISCUSSED LAST WEEK SEVERAL LEADERS THAT HAVE LARGE CHURCHES AND SYNAUAND BUILDINGS SUCH AS THE ARCHDIOCESE IN BROOKLYN THEY WANT TO OPEN UP THEIR BUILDINGS FOR SMALLER CHURCHES THAT DON’T HAVE THE VENTILATION FOR FACING PEOPLE OUT THEY WON OPEN THEIR DOORS TO INVITE CHURCHES TO USE THEIR FACILITIES SO THEY CAN HAVE STAGGERED HOURS FOR CHURCH SERVICES THEY WERE VERY INTERESTED IN THE LARGE CHURCHES AND WE ARE FOLLOWING UP ON HOW TO MAKE THAT HAPPEN A SECOND THING MANY OF THE CHURCHES AND SYNAGOGUES SAID THAT THEY WOULD LIKE TO INVITE PEOPLE FROM THE PROTEST MOVEMENT, BLACK LIVES MATTER, AND OTHERTO COME AND TALK TO THEIR CONGREGATIONS ABOUT WHAT THEY HAVE BEEN EXPERIENCING , WHERE THERE ASPIRATIONS SO THERE CAN BE MORE UNDERSTANDING ACROSS COMMUNITIES ABOUT ALL OF THIS? HOW WE CAN ALL WORK TOGETHER TO ACHIEVE A MORE JUST AND FAIR CITY PICK IS SOMETHING THAT WE ARE ALL VERY EXCITED ABOUT >> THAT SOUNDS VERY PROMISING >>> YESTERDAY I TRAVELED THROUGH THE SUBWAYS AND I PASSED THROUGH TIME CENTRAL, AND I DIDN’T SEE ANY PUBLIC AWARENESS SIGNAGE , THERE WERE SOCIAL DISTANCING MARKINGS ON A COUPLE OF THE PLATFORMS AND ONLY ONE CONTROLLER I BE CORRECT IN THINKING THAT THIS WOULD RAMP UP AS WE GO FORWARD IN TIME? >> WE HAVE CONTINUE TO WORK PRODUCTIVELY WITH THE MTA, I AM PUSHING THEM TO TAKE A BIGGER STEP FORWARD PEOPLE WHO OWNED GROCERY STORES AND SUPERMARKETS THEY PUT MARKINGS OUTSIDE TO SHOW WHERE TO STAND IN LINE THAT MAKE SENSE , EVERY PLATFORM,METRO CARD , EVERY BUS SHOULD HAVE MARKINGS TO SHOW PEOPLE THAT IF YOU SIT OR STAND HERE THIS IS WHERE SOMEBODY SHOULD BE SITTING OR STANDING I DO BELIEVE THAT MTA IS TRYING TO MOVE A LOT OF PEOPLE , I THINK WE HAVE A CHICKEN AND EGG PROBLEM HERE IF THEY PUT DOWN THE MARKINGS MORE PEOPLE WOULD COME BACK AND BE COMFORTABLE ON THE SUBWAYS BECAUSE IT WOULD GIVE AN ESSENTIAL ORDER I WOULD URGE THE MTA TO TRY IT, IF IT DOESN’T WORK I WOULD SAY IT WAS WORTH TRYING BUT IT DIDN’T WORK ON THE SIGNAGE , ABSOLUTELY THAT SHOULD BE THE ONE THING WE SHOULD AGREE PICK PEOPLE NEED THAT WE ARE GOING TO WORK WITH THEM ON THAT THEY SHOULD MAXIMIZE THE USE OF THEIR PERSONNEL IVY I THINK WE CAN WORK TOGETHER AND MAKE THIS WORK I THINK A HUMAN DIRECTED PRESENCE HELPS IT HELPS PEOPLE TO THINK ABOUT WHAT THEY NEED TO DO WE ARE HUMAN BEINGS IF SOMEBODY IS THERE AND SAYS HERE IS A GOOD WAY TO DEAL WITH THE SITUATION, YOSTAND HERE, OR THAT CAR IS TWOFOLD GO TO THE ONE BEHIND IT, PEOPLE RESPOND TO THAT. IT IS ALL ABOUT EDUCATION, WE TOOK THE NYPD OUT OF THAT IT’S ABOUT EDUCATAND HELPING PEOPLE SEE THE CORRECT WAY TO DO THINGS I WILL CONCLUDE BY SAYING THAT WE ARE DEALING WITH SOME OF THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES IN THE HISTORY OF THE CITY RIGHT NOW MAYBE THE SINGLE MOST DIFFICULT MOMENTS IN THE HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY S-10 APPEAR EVERY DAY WITH FAITH BECAUSE I KNOW THE CHARACTER

AND THE HEART AND SOUL OF THE PEOPLE OF THIS CITY I HAVE SPENT A LIFETIME WATCHING, LISTEN, AND ENGAGING WITH THE STRENGTH OF THIS PLACE . WE WILL OVERCOME EVERYTHING THAT IS THROWN AT US WE WILL DEAL WITH THIS , AND WHAT WITH WHATEVER IS NEXT AND WE HAVE TO DEAL WITH IT FROM A PERSPECTIVE OF JUSTICE AND FAIRNESS THAT IS HOW YOU MOVE FORWARD, RECOGNIZING WHAT WAWRONG AND DOING SOMETHING ABOUT IT I HAVE FAITH THAT WE CAN DO SO MUCH MORE FOR THE NEXT 18 MONTHS YOU’RE GOING TO SEE A LOT OF THINGS CHANGE YOU WILL SEE A RECOVERY AND YOU WILL SEE FAIRNESS PREVAIL AND THEN IT WILL BE A BETTER CITY TO MOVE FORWARD INTO THE FUTURE IF YOU MEET A PERSON THAT SAYS THAT NEW YORK CITY WON’T COME BACK AND CAN OVERCOME THEIR PROBLEMS THEY DON’T UNDERSTAND NEW YORK CITY TELL THEM THAT THEY ARE WRONG AND WERE GOING SHOW THEM HOW FAR WE CAN REACH TOGETHER THANK YOU