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Fighting to do the most good for those who need it most. NYC should be a city for all of us. Speaker of the @NYCCouncil, repping District 3. Official account.

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That's right. We're not messing around. There's too much at stake. cc: @cmenchaca @CarlinaRivera https://t.co/22x3EdRDeVAttention NYC veterans! On Monday, 12/9, NYC Dentists Give Back will provide free dental cleanings and exams. Detai… https://t.co/nsJBIAtfyC
12/8
2019
The Hartley House is a staple to our Hell's Kitchen community. I'm grateful we fought to keep its doors open in the… https://t.co/VnyocURu9vOur Medicine Recycling Drive with @AIDFORAIDSINTL is underway until 3pm today at NYC AIDS Memorial Park at St. Vinc… https://t.co/EXadfcLs5CNew Yorkers deserve better. This rule is cruel but this @NYCCouncil is fighting to address our city’s hunger crisis… https://t.co/rCWKgL2kkG“President Donald Trump issued an order cutting back eligibility despite bipartisan support in Congress for leaving… https://t.co/XTvQoXtO7M
12/7
2019
I felt the power of WE today as we prayed together and remembered those who have given their lives on the front lin… https://t.co/xCjvGHJTpvBeyond humbled to have members of the clergy led by Rev. @RobertMWaterman, elected officials, and community organiz… https://t.co/UKAAZe7xzyReminder: our Medicine Recycling Drive with @AIDFORAIDSINTL is tomorrow! ⬇️ https://t.co/ViBLLuggjcI stand with these 368 women and everyone putting their personal stories on the line to make sure pregnant people h… https://t.co/OWCqw6HddAI had so much fun with @theanimalvoters last night, celebrating our recent victories in making New York City a more… https://t.co/iHDPyaMPnFSOUP + SOUL: What better way to end the week than giving back to your #community? We’re grateful to have… https://t.co/pqnkxdBTJy
Retweeted by NYC Council Speaker Corey JohnsonThis is something the Council reflects on every time we come together for our Stated meetings. Thank you to… https://t.co/6y98l9LY2r
Retweeted by NYC Council Speaker Corey JohnsonAll of us in public service should strive to approach our work on behalf of New Yorkers with the dedication and ene… https://t.co/kE4n9oeY0GTake a ride down memory lane with the @NYTransitMuseum Holiday Nostalgia Rides! Another wonderful way to celebrate… https://t.co/oLGyfQi09DWhat's at stake for NY with the 2020 census: 👩‍💼👨‍💼congressional representation 🗳️electoral college votes 💰how bill… https://t.co/8dlHWMVNinBike lanes? Sidewalk cafes? Trees?! You truly love to see it. https://t.co/Jahz6dPLbi
12/6
2019
The students of New York City and other high-need districts deserve this long-overdue and much-needed funding. https://t.co/MFhF1J9YpnThe coolest thing you’ll see all day, and yet another reason why ours is the greatest city in the world. https://t.co/vm87VaA8YKThe people buried on Hart Island deserve a more dignified resting place than what they've been given. Finally, we c… https://t.co/eRFrQ1qwbk“Cooking Outside the Box ... will help guide our collective efforts to scale-up and make scratch-cooked meals acces… https://t.co/DbuT4svwsT
Retweeted by NYC Council Speaker Corey JohnsonHad an amazing time with @nynurses last night! 💃🕺 Nurses take care of everyone and I’m always proud to stand (or da… https://t.co/tyQbfNVGqnGlad everyone is safe. https://t.co/IDXs48N5G7There's been a bomb scare at Brooklyn Technical High School. As of right now, all students have been evacuated and… https://t.co/7Vjknjl3AlLETTER: We are calling on the @correctionnyc to permit Nicholas Feliciano's family to visit without limitations. Cu… https://t.co/P1d94fJ7Xz
Retweeted by NYC Council Speaker Corey JohnsonI’m so happy for my friend and colleague @cmlauriecumbo for being a part of this with @MoCADA. The new L10 Arts and… https://t.co/qjmFZkuvBNThis was a huge factor in the Streets Master Plan: everyone–including our seniors–deserves to safely navigate our s… https://t.co/KTAVpEquNj
12/5
2019
We need to help more people get access to food stamps, not fewer. This is a cruel response to hunger in America. https://t.co/kjP2XqCP01Absolutely tragic. My deepest condolences to Tracy Belgrave's loved ones. We need to make our streets safe for pede… https://t.co/xgmmrgNxFZIf students of color aren't reading perspectives that represent their experiences and white students aren't reading… https://t.co/xNiqFlmoxpHigh school seniors who are leaders in the LGBTQ community – make sure you get your applications in for this incred… https://t.co/PwCVXM6MkMA good step in the right direction from @NYC_DOT! I look forward to working with my @NYCCouncil colleagues soon to… https://t.co/JDrBXmVOUG“So if you're poor, you're dead." Yeah, and sadly, that's how some would like healthcare in America to stay. Here i… https://t.co/jkDzoA77s4Had a great evening at the Chelsea Council of Block Associations/Save Chelsea Holiday Party! https://t.co/AoEocGQPbpThis is absolutely heartbreaking. We can’t keep turning asylum seekers away like this. It’s cruel, and more often t… https://t.co/8HNIxymDQLYou know what they say... 'tis the season to binge-watch holiday movies ☃️ And you can see some of the classics thr… https://t.co/XJUWQdATQJ
12/4
2019
What a great #WeTheCommuters event last night! Thank you @WNYC, @Gothamist, and @ChristRobbins for having me at… https://t.co/g7gxzYaUQkIf you think you may be experiencing cyberstalking, you can get help at a @NYCagainstabuse Family Justice Center in… https://t.co/kyqUwKbCxNIt’s so important to recognize how domestic violence and cyberstalking are connected, especially when considering t… https://t.co/dQl11PHOy1Applications to be a High Line Teen Staff Member are open! If you’re between ages 15 and 19 and want a job focused… https://t.co/wdHVJ9a1WJFrom Times Square, to 14th Street—and now to Rockefeller Center, when we expand public space it's always been a suc… https://t.co/ULGZOtL3Ej
Retweeted by NYC Council Speaker Corey JohnsonIt's #GivingTuesday! Let’s support the organizations that work to make a difference every day. What are your favori… https://t.co/J9KMCdpyNpIt was such an honor to be with this incredible community yesterday. These inspiring advocates and activists have p… https://t.co/UNBkdGEtdAOn this International Day of People with Disabilities, I'm thinking of Marilyn Saviola, an amazing advocate I was l… https://t.co/1RKqVrHFnyRemember, mass transit is the best way to travel when NYC becomes a winter wonderland (ish)—and unlike driving you… https://t.co/ZvysH6T27D
12/3
2019
We still have a long way to go before we end AIDS and HIV in New York, but the fact that new cases are on the decli… https://t.co/MqvpjgDoWrIs it a coincidence that Frozen 2 was just released and now we’re getting our first snowfall of the season in NYC?… https://t.co/LY3XnAaq5VToday, I spoke at @NYAMNYC about my personal story and our collective mission to end AIDS in NYC, and like she alwa… https://t.co/vId1k0wAVWWhen I was diagnosed with HIV at age 22, I was devastated, ashamed, and afraid. I would have felt alone too, if not… https://t.co/FWsSyYOW7nREMINDER: The snowy conditions will cause travel difficulties, especially later today. Please use mass transit if p… https://t.co/QrAkzlNDcpThis is awesome. Just think of all the kids with visible disabilities coming to see the show who can now see themse… https://t.co/lOdHtfTXtBRight now, DOHMH says it appears there is no immediate public health threat, but we’ll continue to monitor. More up… https://t.co/exJQjiVpSWThe @NYCCouncil is closely monitoring the horrible sewage disaster in South Jamaica. Displaced renters should call… https://t.co/2zGeSkHppi“I am HIV positive, and I have no shame that I am HIV positive.” @NYCSpeakerCoJo shouts out @APICHAHealth and how t… https://t.co/S340rd56sr
Retweeted by NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson❄️And last but not least - rain will turn to snow this afternoon/evening. 2 to 4 inches expected. Stay tuned for o… https://t.co/6U3igZJzBT🚘5th Ave between W 48th and 52nd St will have two lanes closed. Motorists will not be able to make turns off of 5th… https://t.co/oX8dqgUx2AAttention NYC! We have some holiday season road closures (and some wintry weather): 🛑W 49th and 50th St between 5t… https://t.co/9WG6UPfdOjLots of trains delayed this morning. Please follow @NYCTSubway for updates.Attention parents and guardians of @NYCSchools students! There are changes in some after-school schedules today due… https://t.co/9iaF5HU62y
12/2
2019
Support local artists at the first ever @cultivateHKNY Artists' Market on December 3rd! If you want to find unique… https://t.co/tUl0sULlkSNo one should have to go through that alone. Here in New York City, I know we'll keep doing everything we can – fro… https://t.co/qF4BEG6B0FThis #WorldAIDSDay, our focus is on how communities are on the frontlines of the fight to end AIDS. When I was diag… https://t.co/fIKhlchP1C
12/1
2019
Alright, Thanksgiving has passed… you know what that means. It’s time for the Rockefeller Tree lighting! Don’t miss… https://t.co/0hkzorsVmyWant to shop small today for #SmallBusinessSaturday but don’t know where to start? #LoveYourLocalNYC has you covere… https://t.co/XF06BM7vHdIt’s 2019. We don’t need paper receipts anymore. We can handle everything electronically—to better the planet and t… https://t.co/ZoV0PpKY3X
11/30
2019
Heartbroken for London. Like NYC, it is a vibrant, multicultural city. I was just there and was in awe of its spiri… https://t.co/KxoME8i29JTomorrow is #SmallBusinessSaturday! Our small businesses in NYC are incredible and make this city the vibrant desti… https://t.co/6Bbj05iEvL
11/29
2019
Happy Thanksgiving, New York City! There's so much I'm grateful for, especially getting to serve the city I love. A… https://t.co/vpxlWpDQLe
11/28
2019
Seems like a lot of money. We need to be sure every dollar at NYCHA is spent wisely, with improving the lives of re… https://t.co/smEYfLr03SThis is exactly what everyone in the @housing4allNY movement fought so hard to do: protect New Yorkers and keep the… https://t.co/1YpaX73HLgKeeping the Kirkas and everyone affected by the earthquake in Albania in my thoughts. New York City has your back. https://t.co/lrk2maZrsgLet's be clear: Flavored e-cigarettes are targeted to young people and, as a result, kids are increasingly getting… https://t.co/LEQuQfuhGvcool https://t.co/UFsy5hmTN1
Retweeted by NYC Council Speaker Corey JohnsonTomorrow is Thanksgiving, which means it's time for the #MacysParade! Please be aware that there will be street clo… https://t.co/L0nB48kv4XSomething beautiful to start your day. https://t.co/WyVBHuJqU8.@CitizensNYC is awarding up to $3,000 to grassroots groups leading community improvement projects! Eligible groups… https://t.co/tBp9rcWzgt
11/27
2019
A heart-warming holiday moment, courtesy of @FranciscoMoyaNY and @NYPDnews. https://t.co/uUWCOhTDSpPlacard abuse is corruption, plain and simple. And no driver has the right to take away space from pedestrians, cyc… https://t.co/Rpd0BLhwqo☑️require 311 to accept complaints and photographs related to illegal parking and misusing parking permits. ☑️requ… https://t.co/4OYuAaCYZlToday, the @NYCCouncil passed a package of bills to: ☑️require mandatory enforcement sweeps for placard abuse ☑️cr… https://t.co/PtLLhwcqPXLIVE: Pre-Stated press conference https://t.co/TuYViwueAOFor too long, placards have dictated how New Yorkers use what limited street space they have. Today, the… https://t.co/unchOSwnmrAs someone from a family that struggled, food inequity is personal to me. I'm grateful to @FoodBank4NYC for their w… https://t.co/sgD48gM9NvThis is wrong in every way. Accessibility accommodations should never be too much for anyone to ask, and certainly… https://t.co/Bb66jDZRxNSo proud of my friend @dyjuantatro and the amazing #CollegeBehindBarsPBS film. This is a chance to hear from direct… https://t.co/RehOsCYjoJ
11/26
2019
Amazing news! The Paris Theatre is one of New York City's many treasures. I'm so glad it's staying open. https://t.co/ijghQGxFX5Same, @galeabrewer! We should absolutely be looking uptown when we think about how and where we can build on the su… https://t.co/bM6BV4uDWjThe Streets Master Plan isn't about taking cars away from anyone. It's about making sure we prioritize people in de… https://t.co/HDOEV4L3izOn December 7th, my office is partnering with @AIDFORAIDSINTL to host a Medicine Recycling Drive! You can donate un… https://t.co/5n8o1Y52dT @NYCSpeakerCoJo delivers opening statements calling for @MTA to be more transparent and to do better if the agency… https://t.co/uA07bn9oTG
Retweeted by NYC Council Speaker Corey JohnsonWatch live as the @NYCCouncil Committee on Transportation questions MTA officials on its Capital Plan and Transform… https://t.co/xNrws3FWP9Since he took office, @NYCSpeakerCoJo has fought for access to healthy nutritious food for low-income people. We ar… https://t.co/aHZ5VDdK8g
Retweeted by NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson"The greatest city in the world can still be greater. Justice is not guaranteed. Freedom is not guaranteed. We can… https://t.co/WsgwIAqyja
Retweeted by NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson"All of us in government realize we need partners. Food Bank is that partner." @NYCSpeakerCoJo #LegislativeBreakfast #HungerinNYC
Retweeted by NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson @NYCSpeakerCoJo accepts @FoodBank4NYC “Freedom From Want” award. Thanks for your leadership! @emv52 @fractweetshttps://t.co/Y0DhAdR64m
Retweeted by NYC Council Speaker Corey JohnsonWith the ever looming threat of violence, women & girls can't enjoy true equality – and that's unacceptable. Today… https://t.co/0saXxSAFh8Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. Whether it’s here in NYC or anywhere… https://t.co/mGrHDTvhhp
11/25
2019
New Yorkers! Our friends at @metrobaptistnyc and @RMMnyc are continuing their tradition of offering a free Thanksgi… https://t.co/3E1jmxIvH0No better place to be than New York City for the holidays, and the festivities really ramp up this week! https://t.co/41rvSN1xgw
11/24
2019
Three of the many things that make ours the greatest city in the world: the people, the culture, and the food.… https://t.co/o9Ux6kJGUl
11/23
2019

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