Candidate Forum

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 6:00pm

CVH’s Candidate Forum comprised of four candidates for the District 8 City Council seat: Robert Rodriguez (D), Tamika Mapp (D), Daby Carreras (R), and Diana Ayala (D). Both Rodriguez and Ayala were crowd favorites, as both are long-time residents of both East Harlem and South Bronx; Mapp had the support of some audience members, while Carreras was not popular among attendees. When asked what issue of both communities were the most important, Ayala and Rodriguez answered Public Housing, Mapp answered Rezoning and Minimum Wage changes, and Carreras answered Schooling and Rezoning.

Watch the full video here