MEET CHRIS LEBRON
CANDIDATE FOR NY ASSEMBLY DISTRICT 75
Chris has years of experience as a political strategist under his belt; having served as political director, deputy campaign manager, co-chair and communications manager for a number of high-profile local campaigns. He also served as the Legislative and Communications Fellow for New York City Council’s Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus, organizing for equal pay of EMS, 2020 Census outreach in our immigrant communities, and funding for RCV education. He worked as the Policy and Communications Director for the former City Council Chair of Public Housing. This work led to tracking and working with NYCHA leadership and the Federal Monitor.
Chris has served for the last five years as a member of Manhattan Community Board 4. During which he led the conversation on aid in the Small Business Taskforce and sat on both the Arts Culture Education and the Streetlife committee. He represented the board on the Mayor’s Mental Health Public Awareness campaign, on the Waterfront Parks and Environment committee, negotiated the prioritization of funding for the development of Hudson River Park’s Pier 97 and on the important Clinton Hell’s Kitchen Land Use committee. Chris is also the founding president of the 47th Street Tenants’ Association, successfully organizing his neighbors against an illegal hotel ring and returning sorely needed housing back on the rental market.
He is a past executive committee member of the Manhattan Young Democrats, spearheading the initiative to have more millennial and Gen-Z engagement and representation on these vital government boards. Currently he is in his third year as an executive member of the Hell’s Kitchen Democratic Club.
As a passionate member of his community, he is running for the Office of State Assemblymember in the 75th District in hopes to give the people of Hell’s Kitchen, Chelsea, and the surrounding areas the neighborhood they deserve.