Throughout his tenure, Joshua has led the candidate evaluation and endorsement process for NYLCV. Over the years, he has played a key role in many federal, state, and local campaigns including non-partisan engagement, candidate forums, bond acts, ballot initiatives, issue campaigns, lobbying efforts, and independent expenditure campaigns. Over the past few years, a primary policy focus of his has been on chemical policy reform in New York State, specifically efforts to eliminate toxic chemicals from children’s products, reduce lead in public school drinking water, and remove lead service lines. He also works closely with all NYLCV department heads providing guidance and assistance in the planning, implementation, and analysis of projects.
Joshua has a passion for service-learning which was inculcated in him during stints in the American Legion’s Boys’ State program as well as the inaugural class of President Clinton’s AmeriCorps*NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps). He has remained involved in service to his community a number of ways. Joshua is a former Career Guide for Fellowship for Emerging Leaders in Public Service, a program of New York University’s Wagner School for Public Service. He is President of his Co-op Board in Park Slope, Brooklyn and serves as Treasurer to the Silver M Society which honors both students and teachers for their dedication to Manhasset Public Schools.
Joshua Klainberg is a graduate of the Manhasset Public Schools. He earned a BA in Urban Environmental Studies from Brandeis University and a Masters in Urban Planning from the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University.
Joshua can be reached at email@example.com