Nursing homes and acute care facilities should be required to have safe nurse-to-patient ratios and minimum staffing requirements to ensure the well-being of our senior citizens and our community.
Including the entire city and outer suburban counties in pricing affordable housing units provides inaccurate data that fails to represent the community, increasing costs for those that need it most.
We will implement the Cure Violence model through local community organizations to decrease violence within our communities without having to increase the amount of police officers and foot patrol.
On average, it takes 21 years for a victim of sexual child abuse to speak freely about their traumatizing experiences. The Statute of Limitations should not protect criminals who abuse innocent children.
Protecting undocumented immigrants from the Trump Administration and keeping families together, while providing robust legal services and consultation is essential.
New York should be at the forefront of the progressive movement. Let's get Single Payer Health Care passed in New York State and show the nation how well it works.
Increase funding to provide more guidance counselors per student at the K-6 level to ensure students have the support they need to do well in school.
Increase diversity at Specialized High Schools through awareness campaigns and decrease expenditures on expensive and unsuccessful Preparatory programs.
Plastic bags are detrimental to the environment, and cause a financial strain on the state. New Yorker's need to stand together against plastic bags.
Oil #4 has been shown to be severely detrimental to air quality in the community. We have to ensure that the local power plants are not detrimental to the air quality of our district.
Commission a task force to install bike racks in residential neighborhoods. It’s important that we promote the usage of bicycles in areas without subway stations.
Lead is literally raining down from the elevated tracks on the 7 line. The lead in the paint is 44 times the safe amount according to the Union of Painters and Allied Trades.
The New York City Sanitation Department aims to bring curbside compost collection by the end of 2018. Let’s make sure that get’s done. It’ll be great for local farmers, the community, and the environment alike.
We aim to develop bike lanes on streets that see little vehicular traffic, insuring the drivers are not disturbed by bikes. Furthermore, we aim to develop bike lanes in areas that are not serviced well by mass transit.