CANDIDATE BIO

★  Democrat

★  Turned a small Sunset Park bookstore into a chain with outlets in the Bronx, Staten Island and Queens

★  Developed programs to teach immigrants English and the youth to play musical instruments

★  Created a ministry congregation of primarily immigrants that recently moved to "Little Guatemala in Brooklyn"

MAIN FOCUS

Create identification card for undocumented immigrants

MAIN ISSUES

✓  Make sure every New Yorker is safe and feels safe

✓  Make the Department of Education more accountable

✓  Keeping our Senior Centers active

✓  Support for our City's small businesses

✓  Improving Traffic Flow

✓  Keeping our City clean

✓  Working to help all Immigrants succeed

✓  Assistance for those who are struggling

OUR ISSUES

Education:

 

◉  Include a grade from parents in each teacher's evaluation and audit the entire system identifying those educational programs

◉  Provide meeting and activity space for local non-profit organizations in school buildings




Economics:

 

◉  Limit the bureaucracy that prevents small businesses from thriving, give tax incentives to encourage small businesses to hire additional workers

◉  Provide tax incentives to bring manufacturing back to New York City.

◉  Focus government programs on helping New Yorkers make it on their own

 


 

 

Public Safety:

 

◉  Supports the stop-and-frisk policy but believes it needs to be reformed

◉  Believes having an inspector general for the NYPD would create more bureaucracy