"La visión de Elisa Crespo es de un distrito y una ciudad que funcione para todos. “El coronavirus ha devastado nuestras comunidades, pero lucharemos para garantizar que el camino hacia la recuperación reconstruya nuestra ciudad mejor y más justa de lo que era antes”, dijo en su primer discurso."
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"Crespo made the announcement at Tremont Park now that Rep.-elect Ritchie Torres will be heading to Washington, D.C."
“A Public Option for Employment means, simply, that New York City will have a job for everyone who is ready, able, and willing to work when the private sector is not fulfilling our city’s economic needs. This was the underlying concept behind FDR’s New Deal, which was the lynchpin of lifting our nation out of the Great Depression almost a century ago. We have extensive work to do to improve our city, and we have people desperately in need of work. It only makes sense to connect people ready to work with jobs that need doing."
Elisa Crespo returns as part of our ongoing series on what is at stake in the 2020 election and to share her perspective on what is unfolding in America.
The race to succeed Ritchie Torres as member of the City Council for the 15th district has garnered significant interest. Elisa Crespo, a DSA member and former aide to the Borough President, has emerged as one of the leading fundraisers in the race."
SHE THE PEOPLE
Crespo proposes funding the proposals outlined by the plan, in part, by using funds divested from the NYPD — and “refunding the people,” she said. “This is a life-and-death situation for Black women and we can absolutely find money for this,” she said. “I’m tired of The Bronx being the sickest, poorest, hungriest borough.”