Envisioning a Compassionate and Caring City with Council Member Shahana Hanif
Join us to hear from our newly elected Council Member Shahana Hanif for the 39th District. We will celebrate her as she enters the chamber, representing our neighborhood at the NY City Council. We will honor her deep commitment to social justice and equity, welcoming her with joy and solidarity as she carries the banner of progress for a Beloved Community in the spirit of Martin Luther King. Music by DuPree and Barry Kornhauser.
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Council Member Shahana Hanif is the newly elected Council Member for Brooklyn’s 39th District in the New York City Council. She was born and raised in Kensington, Brooklyn, and is the daughter of Bangladeshi Muslim immigrants. She is a product of public schools having attended P.S. 230 and Brooklyn College, an activist, community organizer, and public servant. Most recently she served as the Director of Organizing and Community Engagement in Council Member Brad Lander’s office where she led grassroots initiatives like Participatory Budgeting. Shahana is the first Muslim woman ever elected to the New York City Council and the first woman Council Member for the 39th District.
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