- DISTRICT: 42
- REGION: New York City
- GOVERNMENT BODY: New York City Council
- YEAR: 2021
- CONTACT: Campaign Website
Wilfredo Florentino is running to represent City Council District 42 with a dedicated background in community advocacy as Senior Grants Manager of the NAACP and chairman of the Community Board 5 Transportation Committee. Florentino also previously served as a Project Manager for the Citizens Committee for NYC, where he was instrumental in expanding hundreds of environmental programs, especially in disinvested communities.
Florentino is committed to addressing the community’s lack of mass transit options through increasing dedicated bus and bike lanes and expanding the Open Streets program. His platform includes expanding green jobs and investing in organic waste programs including compost drop-off centers and curbside collection.