Richard David is a Democratic candidate for the City Council in District 28. He has worked at senior levels of government for over ten years, the most of any candidate in this race although he is the youngest candidate at age 31. He also has an established track record of community involvement as a 9 year member of Queens Community Board 9 and as the co-founder of one of the most active social justice, youth focused organizations in Southeast Queens, the ICA. Richard went to public schools all his life, and graduated from Hunter College. He then went on to earn his Master’s from New York University.
Richard lives in South Ozone Park with his family. This is his first time running for public office — every candidate in this race has ran before. We need a new generation of leadership, with fresh new ideas that will bring more funding and resources to our district
On Tuesday, March 20, 2018 Queens Chamber of Commerce sponsored her second annual Queens Day with Business and Civic leaders and the Queens BP Melinda Katz with her team descended to Albany to meet with State legislators on important issues, the most important being funding their initiatives.
Prominent among organizations that join in the legislative pilgrimage included the EMU Health team led by their CEO himself Daniel Lowy, the Floating Hospital team included their Executive Director Hannah Stein, Cynthia Davis Director of Outreach and Brian DiPaolo -Director of Institutional Advancement and the When In Need Foundation was represented by their Dir. of Media Dr. George Onuorah.
Ethan Felder – Labor Attorney Interview
Ethan Felder grew up in and currently resides in Forest Hills Queens. He is a practicing labor lawyer and member of Community Board 6. He attended Cornell University for his Bachelor of Arts and Washington University in St. Louis for law and business school.
Council Member Ruben Wills speaks with Our World Media
Ruben Wills was elected to the New York City Council in 2010, as the representative for District 28, in Queens. Council Member Wills became an entrepreneur and started a home contracting business which became a center of opportunity for young adults, the formerly incarcerated, and other at-risk residents of the community to acquire the job skills necessary to escape the vicious cycle of poverty and prison. https://twitter.com/CM_RubenWills