Telemundo Covers Yesterday’s Press Conference

Watch Melissa get interviewed in this Telemundo piece, which also includes footage from yesterdays press conference at City Hall, organized by Community Voices Heard and other partners.

Click the image to watch the video.

In the clip, Melissa speaks of the disparities in employment by sector, race and neighborhood.

Today, Melissa and 13 of her Council colleagues sent letters to New York’s Senators and the City’s Congressional Representatives urging the creation of a Community Jobs program. This program would put New Yorkers to work, targeting communities most in need and funding work opportunities that will help revitalize our neighborhoods and our city.

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