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Brooklyn Borough President Reynoso picks Assembly Member Diana Richardson for deputy BP

Richardson will focus on addressing food insecurity, reducing gun violence and supporting Brooklyn’s community boards, as well as ensuring they are reflective of the communities they serve.

News 12 Staff

Jan 10, 2022, 8:28 PM

Updated 918 days ago


Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso is bringing on Assembly Member Diana Richardson as deputy borough president, Reynoso announced Monday. 
Richardson will focus on addressing food insecurity, reducing gun violence and supporting Brooklyn’s community boards, as well as ensuring they are reflective of the communities they serve. 
“For years, Assemblymember Richardson has been an unwavering progressive voice and a powerful advocate for her community in Central Brooklyn. From tackling food insecurity and gun violence in our communities to delivering historic tenant protections and criminal justice reform, Diana has been on the frontlines fighting for the kind of progressive policies that transform communities,” said Borough President Reynoso. “Diana has shown time and again that she is committed to standing up for the most vulnerable among us, and I know that she shares our vision of creating a Brooklyn that works for all of us. I’m proud to bring her on as Deputy Borough President and ready to get to work together advocating for all Brooklynites.” 
“Much like Borough President Reynoso, I have dedicated my life to serving the community that raised me here in Brooklyn, and I’m honored to be able to continue that service in Borough Hall,” said Richardson. “Our borough has been hit hard by this pandemic, particularly the communities of color, small businesses, and essential workers on the frontlines, and I’m ready to work alongside Borough President Reynoso to uplift working families and deliver a recovery that centers the most vulnerable among us. Borough President Reynoso is a coalition builder and a progressive champion, and I know that together we can deliver a stronger, more equitable future for Brooklyn.” 

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