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Anthony Beckford


City Council District 45

City Council

Top 3 Issues:

1. Housing - Tenants and Homeowners
2. Education and Childcare
3. Gun and Gang Violence

Candidate Video Profile

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My name is Anthony Beckford. I am a Community Leader, Activist, Mentor, Single Father, Veteran and your next City Councilmember for the 45th District which is Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood, Marine Park, Flatlands and Canarsie. I have been on the frontlines, fighting for True Affordable and Safe Housing for our Community, as well as Job and Economical Development, Adequate Funding and Resources for our Schools, Affordable Childcare Programs and a Cleaner Environment for our Children. As well as, adequate protections for our Seniors and Homeowners. I am not a candidate who gives lip service. I am a candidate that commits to action and actual solutions. This November, make sure you Vote for me, Anthony Beckford, to help stop Displacements, Disparities and Injustice and to bring about Unity and Prosperity for Us All, because Together We Can Make A Difference.

Current Occupation

Community Advocate Mentor

Previous Occupation

United States Marine Corps Artilleryman, Celebrity Booking Agent, Event Promotions, Childcare Provider, Retail Sales, Food Service


SNHU for Bachelors in Psychology - Mental Health, Artillery & Infantry School in the U.S. Marine Corps, Monroe College, Midwood High School Graduate.

Organizational Affiliation

Brooklyn Young Democrats, DSA, ESPA, JFREJ, Black Lives Matter Brooklyn, NAN, NYPAN, Copwatch Patrol Unit, Caribbean Unity Alliance, CBPAA, NKD, FTC.

Prior Public Experience

Community Leader, Community Organizer, Campaign Consultant, Activist, Guest Speaker at Events in regards to Gun Violence, Housing, Mental Health, etc.

Candidate Statement

I have always been Boots on the Ground in the Community, standing up for Community Members from all Backgrounds. I have stood on the frontlines with many Organizations to fight for Tenants Rights, Adequate Funding and Resources for Education, Progressive Legislation, Job and Economical Development in our Community, Unity, Immigration Rights and much more. My Journey as an Advocate started at the age of 12. I am a Graduate of Midwood High School, Community Leader, Activist, Single Father, Mentor and U.S. Marine Corps Veteran. I truly believe that, TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!