- DISTRICT: 49
- REGION: New York City
- GOVERNMENT BODY: New York City Council
- YEAR: 2023
- CONTACT: Campaign Website
Kamillah Hanks is running for re-election to represent District 49 in the New York City Council. Hanks makes it a priority to center vulnerable populations in environmental and resilience-related projects and policies. She is highly committed to reducing heat vulnerability with equitable expansion of cooling centers, and has helped bring in millions of dollars in funding to parks in District 49. If elected, she plans to continue to provide funding and support legislation that protects parks, addresses issues regarding unique vulnerabilities of NYCHA campuses, and upgrades flood resilience infrastructure.