MRNY leaders Amador Rivas and
Francisca Mujica then got serious by reviewing MRNY's substantive policy
platform for the scores of elected officials in attendance at the assembly,
hosted at the Bushwick High School Campus. (Watch in
We closed out the day with inspiring performances by poets, MRNY's very own
theater troupe, and performances representing the cultural diversity of Latin
Together, we amplified the voices and policy concerns of
thousands of low-income New Yorkers. Our elected representatives listened and
promised to take action to promote equity and opportunity. We are looking
forward to working together to make our vision a reality.
Thanks to all of our supporters who made this work
Since the November NYC elections, MRNY members have been hard at work setting the agenda for our next mayor, City Council and citywide elected officials.
We kicked off "Talking Transition" with a low-wage worker forum and our attorneys have been staffing a Single Stop clinic around the clock at the Transition tent.
Recently, our youth joined the Transitions conversation to bring education and police reform issues into the spotlight for the new elected officials. 17-year-old youth leader Cheyanne Smith was also profiled in the New York Times for her leadership to make NYC schools more respectful, safe, and dignified places for learning.