Re-elect our Councilmember Bill Perkins!

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As a tenant leader, City Council leader and State Senator, Bill Perkins has stood up to the real estate interests, Wall Street billionaires and political bosses speaking truth to power and building a record of action and results for us. 

That’s why The Nation magazine named him as one of eight most effective progressive city leaders in the country and legendary journalist Jack Newfield described Bill Perkins as “a legislator who has no fear and limitless empathy for life’s casualties.”

He is a leader we know and can trust to fight for us: to improve our schools for all our children; save and create housing that is really affordable to our community; and promote equality, justice and opportunity.

 

 

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    UFT Endorses Bill Perkins

    Praising his courage, commitment and leadership, the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) announced its endorsement of Bill Perkins for re-election to the City Council, District #9. Last week, Councilman Perkins was endorsed by 1199SEIU and he has previously been endorsed by 32BJ, RWDSU, CWA Local 1, UAW, Professional Staff Congress and the Doctors Council SEIU.  

    "The UFT endorsed Bill Perkins because he is a tireless advocate for New York City students, parents and teachers. He has worked to bring resources to our schools and is not afraid to stand up and fight for our children and our communities,” said Michael Mulgrew, president of the United Federation of Teachers. “We need that kind of voice and leadership on the City Council.”

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