Majority Leader Van Bramer Tours New $200 Million School Buildings at P.S.11 & I.S. 125

On Thursday, August 31st, I joined the School Construction Authority, Assemblyman Brian Barnwell, and P.S. 11 and I.S. 125 faculty and staff, to tour the new state-of-the-art facilities at P.S. 11 in Woodside and I.S.125 in Sunnyside, set to open for the start of the 2017-2018 school year.

Majority Leader Van Bramer Joins Deputy Mayor Buery To Tour New 180 Seat Universal Pre-K Center

On August 30th, City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer joined Deputy Mayor Buery to tour the new 180 seat universal Pre-K Center in Long Island City, which was completed in time for the start of the 2017 school year in September.

Majority Leader Van Bramer Announces Investigation by Commission on Human Rights Into Condo

On August 29th, I joined the New York City Commission on Human Rights to announce the start of an investigation into a Sunnyside condominium property manager and board member after Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer held a rally against hate in front of the condominium to denounce offensive and hate-filled images and in defense of tenants and condo owners who have reported years of harassment, intimidation, and retaliation by Neal Milano, the condominium property manager. Majority Leader Van Bramer also joined the Commission on Human Rights to launch a Day of Action throughout Sunnyside where flyers on tenants’ rights were distributed informing residents of their legal protections against discrimination and harassment.

Majority Leader Van Bramer Responds to President Trump’s Decision to End DACA Program

The Trump Administration’s cruel decision to end DACA is not only an attack on the values that make our country great, but a decision that has real and tragic effects for hundreds of thousands of good, hardworking people—many of which have spent their entire lives in the United States and know no other home. This decision, made by a President who is either heartless or does not understand the consequences of his actions, will rip apart families and destroy the fabric of our communities.

Majority Leader Van Bramer Calls for Investigation of Property Manager After Tenant Harassment

On Wednesday, August 23rd Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer joined tenants, community leaders, elected officials and concerned members of the community to rally against Nazi and Confederate posters, the listing of infamous Nazis Rudolf Hess and Josef Mengele as residents on the building directory, and offensive images in a Sunnyside condominium lobby and to call for an investigation of the property manager and apparent sole condominium board member after tenants reported constant intimidation, harassment, and illegal activities.

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