Caribbean Americans make NYC Mayor-Elect’s Transition Team

Caribbean Americans make NYC Mayor-Elect’s Transition Team

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Former NYC Councilwoman Una Clarke, l, with her daughter, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke and Mayor Elect De Blasio at a campaign rally in the summer.

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Nov. 20, 2013:   Several prominent Caribbean Americans were today unveiled as part of New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s 60-member transition team.

They include a former New York City Councilmember and a college president.

Jamaican-national and former NYC City Councilwoman, Una Clarke, is on the team that will advise the mayor-elect on the formation of his new administration.  

Others include Dr. Marcia Keizs, president, York College, The City University of New York; Elsie Saint Louis, executive director, Haitian-Americans United for Progress; Dr. Marta Moreno Vega, president and founder of the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute, who is of Puerto Rican roots.   [Read more]

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