CANDIDATE BIO

★  Democrat

★  Former councilman

★  Leading advocate for public school accountability

★  Strong supporter of LGBT rights

★  Worked in the private sector in the legal and financial field for the past 15 years

MAIN FOCUS

Wants to protect opportunities of public schools, libraries, and sports programs for the next generation of New Yorkers

MAIN ISSUES

✓  Put more cops on patrol

✓  Revolutionize early education

✓  Create jobs that pay the bills

✓  Fix mass transit and lower tolls

OUR ISSUES

Education:

 

◉  Start programs to engage students from 0-3 years old

◉  Reform teacher training

◉  Repair relationships between administration and teachers

◉  Introduce a 21st century curriculum: includes computer science education, technology and arts

 




Economics:

 

◉  “Faster, Fairer, and Fully-Funded” plan calls for city council of mass transit, 20 new select bus routed by 2018

◉  Work with developers to ensure that every new development includes affordable housing

◉  Wants to establish fair wage standards so that no one who works full time will face poverty

 


 

 

Public Safety:

 

◉  Implement academy training programs that will drill recruits and policemen on what constitutes a legal stop

◉  Does not support the bill or want an inspector general for the NYPD