Majority Leader Van Bramer, Students, and Families, Install People’s Stop Sign

TODAY, Majority Leader Van Bramer, parents, students, and community members rallied for the installation of a stop sign at 5th Street and 51st Avenue in Long Island City. Majority Leader Van Bramer and the community have been asking DOT for a stop sign at this intersection for nearly five years.

1000s Gather to Protest Hate Groups in Astoria

YESTERDAY, Sunday, January 29, Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer was joined by over 1,000 Queens residents at a rally outside of the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria to stand against the neo-Nazis and white supremacists that have co-opted the popular anti-Trump HE WILL NOT DIVIDE US exhibit.

Majority Leader Van Bramer Blasts Any Attempt by the Trump Administration to Defund the Arts

Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer sent a letter to President Trump saying that to cutting funding for the National Endowment for the Arts and other arts and cultural programs would “cripple the soul of our country,” and lead to a decline in the American economy.

Queensbridge, Nation’s Largest Housing Development, Celebrates One Year without Violence

THURSDAY, January 19, community members came together to celebrate 365 days without gun violence at Queensbridge Houses in Long Island City, the nation’s largest public housing development.  This is the first time in over a decade that the development has gone a year without a shooting.

City Council Passed First Ever Cultural Package

The New York City Council passed its first ever package of cultural legislation since the establishment of the Department of Cultural Affairs in 1976, as well as the largest set of reforms to the Percent for Art program since it was initiated 1982.

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