Party Enrolled In: Democratic
Current Occupation: President of East Harlem Insurance Brokerage and East Harlem Tax Service
Previous Occupation(s): PartyLite Consultant
Education: BS Paralegal Studies, AS Medical Billing
Organizational Affiliations: IIABNY Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, NATP, Quickbook Pro Advisor
Prior Public Experience: This is my first time running for office but here's my public experience. I've been a Girl Scout volunteer for over 10 years, an Ambassador for Manhattan Chamber of Commerce.
1. What is the most important issue in Council District 08 you would address if elected?
No child should be denied the opportunity to learn and succeed academically. As a City Councilwoman, I will work with the Department of Education to make sure that our teachers have all the resources they need to teach our children.
Everyone deserves clean streets and a safe living environment. As a City Councilwoman, I will work with local businesses and residents to beautify our neighborhood and improve sanitation for cleaner and safer streets. I will work with various organization to reduce the number of gun violence in our neighborhood in a creative and effective way.
2. What other important issues would you address if elected?
Small businesses are the foundation of our community. As a City Councilwoman, and small business owner, I will work on behalf our of our businesses to help small business owners flourish.
3. What makes you the best candidate for this office?
What makes me the best candidate for District 8 is my drive, passion that I have for my district. I believe each member of my district plays an active part on making our District the best District it can be. When I reach out to my district, I can see that we want the same thing, reduce gun violence, safe streets, steady employment, small businesses need help. I want to see my district back like it was previously, where everyone helped each other and our community was better. This is why I am running.
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