Planned Parenthood NYC Votes Congratulates Endorsed Candidates on Victories in City Council and State Assembly
NEW YORK - Planned Parenthood NYC Votes congratulates its endorsed candidates on their victories in the New York City Council and State Assembly. Former Assemblymember Barry Garodenchik won in the New York City Council District 23 race, activist and community leader Alicia Hyndman won the NYS Assembly District 29 seat, and activist Pam Harris won the NYS Assembly District 46 race.
“We're thrilled to have these strong advocates for reproductive health and rights in our City Council and State Assembly,” said Joan Malin of PPNYC Votes. “We look forward to working with these outstanding leaders to advance reproductive health and rights in New York.”
Barry Garodenchik, who won in City Council District 23, is committed to advancing reproductive rights in NYC. He is particularly focused on the intersections of reproductive health and intimate partner violence and was the appointee to the task force on fighting sexual harassment created by Mayor David Dinkins.
Alicia Hyndman, who won the Assembly District 29 seat, is an educational activist and for the past four years has been the President of the NYC Department of Education Community District Education Council 29. She is dedicated to improving the health of communities in her district and statewide.
Pam Harris, who won the Assembly District 46 seat, is a former Rikers Island corrections officer and is well known for her advocacy for Hurricane Sandy victims. She says that Planned Parenthood saved her life when she was younger, and she is passionate about reproductive health and rights.
PPNYC Votes is a non-partisan organization committed to supporting candidates who are leaders on sexual and reproductive health issues for city and state office.
Planned Parenthood NYC Votes is a non-partisan organization committed to supporting candidates who are leaders on sexual and reproductive health issues for city and state office.
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Contact Planned Parenthood NYC Votes at 212-274-7314.