CANDIDATE BIO

★  Democrat

 

★  Current City Council Speaker

 

★  Graduate of Trinity College

 

★  Came NYC to become a community organizer

 

★  Ran the Housing Justice Campaign

MAIN FOCUS

Quality Affordable Housing

MAIN ISSUES

✓  Middle class Housing

✓  Affordable Child Care

✓  Education: Good Public Schools/Great Public universities

✓  Safe Neighborhoods

✓  Employment: Good jobs in all 5 boroughs

OUR ISSUES

Education:

 

◉  Create a red alert system to keep schools from closing

◉  Develop and support our newest educators by creating a Mentor Teacher program

◉  Empower parents to play a bigger role in our schools

◉  Improve student performance by extending the school day

 


 

Economics:

 

◉  Ensure that no New Yorker has to spend more than one hour commuting in either direction by 2023.

◉  Build 40,000 new middle income affordable apartments over the next ten years

◉  Target individual neighborhoods for strategic economic development

 


 

 

Community Safety Act:

 

◉  Supports Stop and Frisk

◉  Supports the bill. It would provide further oversight of practices like stop and frisk.