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Advocacy groups including the Freedom Unshackled Coalition, Albany Social Justice Center, Center for Law & Justice, Community Matters, S.H.O.W. (Sistas Healing Old Wounds), and VOCAL-NY rallied outside the Executive Mansion demanding more clemencies.
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At a weekend rally outside the governor's mansion in Albany, activists and elected officials demanded an increase in clemencies granted to the incarcerated.

Albany Common Council Candidate Gabriella Romero
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A candidate for the 6th Ward Albany Common Council seat has dropped out of the race.

Albany Common Council Candidate Gabriella Romero
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Three candidates vying for a key Albany Common Council seat participated in back-to-back forums this week.

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Gabriella Romero is an attorney in the Albany County Public Defender's office. Now, the advocate and activist is also one of several candidates vying for the 6th ward Common Council seat.

Richard Olivier-Marius checks his notes outside Albany's Daily Grind Café prior to filming a campaign video.
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Councilor Richard Conti, elected in 1997, is one of five senior Albany Common Council members who are not running for another term this year. A Haitian-American artist is among emerging candidates for Conti’s Sixth Ward seat.