Being a union member and organizer for over four decades, first in my native Peru and later in the U.S., I strongly support union workers, and I will fight for more high paying “Green Jobs” developed along the Red Hook and Sunset Park industrial waterfront.
We, the voters of District 38, have the power to change our community. We must stand up and embrace our civic responsibility of voting for elected officials who will fight on our behalf and who will be held accountable for their actions, statements, and votes. I believe that new leadership must be brought to our city and it must come from the people, not from leaders of Wall Street or established politicians. This city must be led by individuals with empathy and compassion. And after much thought and contemplation, I put myself forward for your consideration to become your next City Council member from District 38.
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