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The city is wrapping up a record-setting summer with 100,000 jobs for young New Yorkers.

Organizers say the event is meant to bring Asian Americans together with members of other marginalized groups.

"I'm prepared to call the Legislature back into session to deal with this" — Gov. Kathy Hochul

On the campaign trail, Adams said he would find $500 million in savings to redirect toward violence prevention programs. The city's Crisis Management System is funded at $100 million — the same level as last year.

Advocates say talk of a homeless problem — without a solution — may fuel the violence.

"We pray for him. This violence must stop," Adams said.

“Let’s not let the skin color or our ethnicity and culture fool each other,” a Black organizer, Kelvin Coffey, told the crowd. “We are in the same fight.”

Kevin Alvarez, one of two people who dragged the teenager onto the sidewalk, is expected to testify in an upcoming trial.

Police say the argument devolved into violence when the woman "grabbed the victim's hair and pulled her to the ground. The victim was transported to a local hospital for dizziness, pain and swelling."

The initiative aims to reduce rat populations three rat-plagued sections of the Bronx, Manhattan, and Brooklyn.