(2.) NY Times: How Rafael Espinal, Brooklyn Councilman and Public Advocate Candidate, Spends His Sundays


Rafael Espinal has been featured in the NY Times Sunday Routine series. Espinal was born on the cusp of Brooklyn's Bushwick and Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhoods to working-class immigrants of the Dominican Republic. He was elected to the City Council in 2013 and since then he's passed a comprehensive neighborhood investment plan, delivering affordable housing, jobs and infrastructure investments to East New York. He just announced his candidacy for public advocate on Nov. 13th. If he does become the next public advocate, he would be the youngest and first Latino ever elected by the public to citywide office. Wepa!


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