Rita Joseph

Democrat for NY-City Council, NYC-40

Top issues: Education, Affordable Housing, Transportation, Police Reform, Environmental Justice, Small Business

Profession: Educator; Chair, Neighborhood Advisory Board; Member, Citywide Participatory Budgeting Committee

Education: MA, General and Special Education, Touro College; BS, Liberal Arts, St. Francis College

Did you know? At age 19, Rita organized her first rally with a group she founded, Haitian Enforcement Against Racism, to protest the FDA’s discriminatory rules that prevented people of Haitian descent from donating blood.