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Many Policy Agendas For The Next Mayor

by Gotham Gazette Staff, Aug 19, 2013

The New York City Bar Association wants the next mayor to reform stop-and-frisk. Just Food, a nonprofit that connects local farms to communities, wants the next mayor to end hunger. The Center for an Urban Future, a policy think-tank, proposes a kindergarten-to-college savings program and an immigrant export initiative.

Organizations from around the five boroughs are attempting to push their policy agendas in an attempt to influence the next City Hall administration. Many have released lengthy reports and held news conference to announce their positions.

We’ve compiled a list of some of them and will be adding more as the campaign goes on. Did we miss something? Send us an email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter proposes solutions for affordable housing design, economic development of major projects, post-Superstorm Sandy "strategic suggestions" for the waterfront and ideas for making the city a healthier place.
This report highlights educational policy recommendations complied by A+ NYC.
Housing First has put together a seven-point plan to address affordable housing in New York City .
United Neighborhood House's compilation of a wide ranging policies to help communities in New York City.
New York City Employment and Training Coalition recommendations for the next mayor.
Just Food's priorities for the future of food in New York City.
Recommendations for strengthening the city's affordable housing resources from the Community Service Society of New York.
This report spotlights 15 innovative policies for the next mayor created by the Center for an Urban Future
This report highlights 25 innovative policies by the Center for an Urban Future.
New York City Bar Association recommendations for the next mayor.
The Center for an Urban Future gives recommendations on what the city should do about the aging population.
Transportation priorities for a sustainable new York City in 2013 and in the future, put together by a coalition of organizations.

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