As a believer in the power of government, I have worked to improve it from both the inside and the outside. As senior advisor to current Council Member David Yassky for nearly five years, I worked on a wide range of local issues in the 33rd District, as well as many citywide initiatives at City Hall—guiding winning coalitions on affordable housing, education, environment and government reform policy. Today I serve as the Environment Chair of Community Board 1, and as a consultant to some of ’s largest non-profit advocacy groups—fighting for better working conditions for blue-collar workers, clean up of the country’s largest terrestrial oil spill in Brooklyn, and against irresponsible development throughout the City.
The Forward editroializes today on Tennessee State Senator Steve Cohen's Congressional race, and chastises outgoing US Rep. Harold Ford for putting racial politics front and center:
Question is, can the same be said of Brooklyn's Council Member David Yassky? The Forward certainly thinks so...
You can read the editorial in its entirety, here.