Capital NY: Protesting parents call City Hall, leave voicemails
Protesting parents call City Hall, leave voicemails
by Azi Paybarah
May 1, 2012
Parents unhappy with Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s reported plans to cut funds to about half of the city’s public-funded childcare and after-school programs “blitzed” City Hall phones yesterday, according to one of the protest organizers.
The Campaign for Children, an advocacy group, set up an 800 number and parents who dialed had their calls steered either to Bloomberg’s office or to his senior adviser, Howard Wolfson. In total, 1,364 calls were made, according to the protest organizer, Stephanie Gendell.
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