Najja Morris, operations advisor for the LEAD National Support Bureau, said at the Greater Ithaca Activities Center on Monday night that the program would connect people to services they need.

Ithacans Learn of Proposed Assisted Diversion Program

The City of Ithaca is developing a new program that would allow Ithaca Police to divert low-level offenders to community-based services instead of arresting and incarcerating them, in an attempt to reduce recidivism rates as well as the city’s reliance on the criminal justice system.

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New Program Lets Students Open Up to Other Students

“We are trying to provide students with a space where they can speak openly and honestly with each other,” said Maddie Feldman ’19, co-president of Cornell Reflect. “We want everyone to be real. We want to give everyone a chance where they can choose whatever topic they want and know that they won’t be judged.”