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Red Horse Strategies

  • Consulting Firm with Deep City Ties Adds New Class of Clients, Looks National

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    Carlos Menchaca, center, & other Red Horse clients (photo: Samar Khurshid/Gotham Gazette)

    Ritchie Torres became the current New York City Council’s youngest member in 2014 and the first openly-gay representative from the Bronx. Carlos Menchaca joined the legislative body that same year as its first Mexican-American representative, and the first openly-gay member from Brooklyn. Queens Council Member I. Daneek Miller is the Council’s only Muslim representative. All three are men of color and members of the City Council’s