NYC Council members seek $25M to Protect Cultural Institutions from Hate Crimes

New_York_Daily_News_logo.pngBy Erin Durkin

Amid a series of hate crimes and bomb threats against Jewish groups, City Council members are asking for $25 million to offer grants for increased security for cultural institutions.

“We are responding to a dramatic increase in hate crimes in New York City,” said Councilman Mark Levine, chair of the Jewish Caucus, which is making the request to Mayor de Blasio along with a group of other pols. “The need is sadly more glaring."

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