Children in the Bronx are lacking crucial programs and services in our schools such as social work and counseling services, curriculum that incorporates creative intelligence and the social and emotional well being of students.
There is a gap that exists within what happens in City Hall and what happens in our communities in real time. I will bridge that gap and bring solutions to our community.
We are at risk of losing over 16,000 affordable housing units in our District by 2022. The cost of living is too high and the average person can not afford rent. Together, we can preserve our affordable housing units and stop thousands from being displaced.
District 12 is ranked number 5 in unemployment in the entire city, yet we have no workforce centers in our district. Together, we can change this, by building a workforce center for all residents in the district to receive help with job attainment.
COVID-19 has severely impacted small businesses in our district. These businesses bring revilization, culture and life to our district. Together, we can preserve our small businesses and fight for financial assistance to keep our small businesses open.