Small Biz

 

Jobs & Small Businesses

WHAT CHRISTOPHER WILL DO:

  • Pass the Small Business Jobs Survival Act, giving small business owners an equal voice in the lease re-negotiation process and preventing more vacant storefronts

  • Fight for 15, allowing New Yorkers to afford to live as prices continue to climb and residents are consistently priced out of their homes

  • Engage with small business owners so they know they have a voice in the City Council, even if their owners are not voters in District

WHAT CHRISTOPHER HAS DONE:

  • Helped previously incarcerated individuals start their own thriving small businesses through serving as a member of the Young Professionals board at Defy Ventures
  • Organized with small business owners to prevent more big box retail from illegally occupying 10,000 sq ft + spaces
  • Stacked cans in his father's bodega as a child, learning the sense of community small businesses foster