McSilver COO Moderates Town Hall with NY Leaders

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(May 27, 2020 РNew York, NY)  Yesterday evening elected officials representing New Yorkers at the city, state, and federal levels connected with constituents in Manhattan through a virtual town hall. The conversation was moderated by NYU McSilver Chief Operating Officer Rose Pierre-Louis. Participants included:

  • U.S. Representative¬† Jerry Nadler
  • New York State Attorney General Letitia James
  • New York City Comptroller Scott M. Stringer
  • State Senator Brian A. Benjamin
  • Assemblymember Linda B. Rosenthal

Via Zoom and Facebook Live, the participating officials explained how each of their offices is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighted important resources available to aid struggling communities, and responded to questions and comments from viewers.

See how they answered questions about how to reopen safely amid COVID-19, vaccine distribution and the pandemic’s impact on: inequality in New York, budget cuts, cars and roads, small businesses, community health, rent relief, PPP loan forgiveness, youth, seniors, NYCHA residents, unemployment claims, public transportation and undocumented immigrants.

A recording is available through Facebook Live below:

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Rosemonde Pierre-Louis
Executive Director