Carlina Rivera
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  • DISTRICT: 10
  • REGION: New York City
  • GOVERNMENT BODY: New York City Council
  • YEAR: 2021
  • CONTACT: Campaign Website

Carlina Rivera

Carlina Rivera is running for Congress, District 10

Carlina Rivera is running for an open seat in New York’s 10th Congressional District. Since becoming a member of City Council in 2018, Rivera has worked to protect New Yorkers from environmental hazards and reimagine New York’s open spaces: Rivera successfully advocated to protect people from lead and mold, cosponsored the Green New Deal for New York to lower emissions, and fought for a Renewable Rikers. If elected, Rivera would pursue federal involvement in land use and housing policy that would promote access to public transportation while reducing urban encroachment on natural areas and would advocate for fossil fuel divestment at the federal level. Rivera received a perfect score on the 2020 and 2021 NYLCV Environmental Scorecards. 

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