The subway was created as a system where people could get around effectively and with limited means. Today it’s not living up to that.
I want to celebrate our diversity — the fact that all types of working people come here to rent, commute and live — but I also want to protect the long-time residents of the neighborhood.
How long can people in this district sustain a reality where indefinite detention is accepted in the form of cash bail and backlogging and where the system is rigged toward prosecutors?
New York must become the first state to pass single payer universal healthcare, period. No longer should district residents be forced to go to the emergency room at Woodhull or Wyckoff Heights to get good health care.
Kids in this neighborhood deserve a public education that they can count on. It starts with re-considering the Foundation Aid formula so that more money is given to the schools that need it.
Women's Rights and Corruption
More than anything, corruption is the result of a system where lawmakers are convinced they can’t accomplish anything through intended channels, and so they re-direct their energy to seek payoff elsewhere.