Represent NYC: Past Episodes

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Central Harlem's Community Board 10 Chair Brian Benjamin speaks to President of the NAACP New York State Conference Dr. Hazel Dukes and Iesha Sekou, the founder and CEO of Street Corner Resources about what it means to be civic minded and how to get involved with community activism. They also discuss the issues and state of leadership in the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
New York State Assembly Member Guillermo Linares discusses rent regulation and tenant rights. Joining Linares to share resources that can help renters are Community Engagement Director Karina Jimenez of Mayor DeBlasio’s Tenant Support Unit, staff attorney Jason Wu of Legal Aid’s Housing Development Unit and Tom Honan from Manhattan Legal Services.
Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer talks with Brooklyn NAACP President L. Joy Williams, New York Democratic Lawyers Council Executive Director Jarret Berg and Brennan Center for Justice Counsel Adam Gitlin about the obstacles that exist within New York’s voting system today and ways to make the process easier for New Yorkers.
Gotham Gazette Executive Editor Ben Max, Democratic Political Strategist L. Joy Williams and Republican Political Strategist Richard St. Paul discuss the claims each candidate has made so far and offer a critical analysis of the policies they’ve proposed.
Manhattan Community Board 12 Chairman Shah Ally talks with board members Maria Luna and Priscilla Mota-Willis about the fears of the community and the future of their neighborhoods as they become more developed and less affordable.
The primaries are over and the race to the White House is in full swing. Watch a special episode of "Represent NYC" for a first look at what to expect from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the coming weeks. Hear from National Political Analyst L. Joy Williams , Political...