- DISTRICT: 40
- REGION: New York City
- GOVERNMENT BODY: New York City Council
- YEAR: 2023
- CONTACT: Campaign Website
Rita Joseph is running for re-election to represent District 40 in the New York City Council. During her time in office, Joseph has been a proponent of the expansion of food systems to provide accessible and healthy food for everyone, and supports community gardens within the district. She has advocated for the creation of green jobs and training programs, along with investment in sanitation, specifically for robust recycling and compost education programs. If re-elected, Joseph commits to prioritizing frontline communities in the fight for environmental justice.