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Rafael Espinal Has Launched a Historic Campaign to Become Next Public Advocate of New York City

Rafael Espinal Has Launched a Historic Campaign to Become Next Public Advocate of New York City

If he wins, Espinal will become the youngest politician, and the first Latino to be in city-wide politics.

Friday Fast Facts: Number of Votes Cast in Bushwick Midterms Increases by 150% Since 2014

Friday Fast Facts: Number of Votes Cast in Bushwick Midterms Increases by 150% Since 2014

Voters in Bushwick showed up to the polls with much more force than they did in 2014.

2018 Midterm Election Day Recap: Voting In And Around Bushwick & Local Results

2018 Midterm Election Day Recap: Voting In And Around Bushwick & Local Results

Nydia Velazquez is till reping the district, Julia Salazar is getting started and national high stakes.

A Super Quick Guide To Voting For The Midterms In Bushwick And Beyond

A Super Quick Guide To Voting For The Midterms In Bushwick And Beyond

Links to find polling places and last minute info if needed.

Midterms 2018 In Brooklyn: Where To Watch Election Results In And Near Bushwick

Midterms 2018 In Brooklyn: Where To Watch Election Results In And Near Bushwick

Stay involved and informed for the midterm elections.

Council Member Rafael Espinal And  Bushwick's House Of Yes Team Up To Combat Sexual Harassment

Council Member Rafael Espinal And Bushwick's House Of Yes Team Up To Combat Sexual Harassment

This package of legislation is the first of it's kind when it comes to addressing harassment in nightlife venues.

Bushwick Community Vows To Support LGBT+ Residents As The Government Pushes To Erase Trans Rights

Bushwick Community Vows To Support LGBT+ Residents As The Government Pushes To Erase Trans Rights

Community groups and leaders want trans community members to feel safe and empowered.

Bushwick Official Is Calling Out President Trump For Poor-Shaming Immigrants

Bushwick Official Is Calling Out President Trump For Poor-Shaming Immigrants

Council Member Rafael Espinal has spoken out about immigrant rights several times this year.

Bushwick Witches Plan To Hex Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh This Weekend

Bushwick Witches Plan To Hex Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh This Weekend

Justice Kavanaugh was sworn into the United States Supreme Court earlier this month despite being accused of sexual assault by professor Christine Blasey Ford.

Puerto Rican Evacuees And Their Allies Remembered Hurricane Maria In East Williamsburg

Puerto Rican Evacuees And Their Allies Remembered Hurricane Maria In East Williamsburg

Senator Martin Dilan Releases Statement On Last Week's Primary Results

Senator Martin Dilan Releases Statement On Last Week's Primary Results

Dilan was a North Brooklyn elected official for eight terms.

Julia Salazar Won The New York State  Democratic Primary Against Longtime Politician Martin Dilan

Julia Salazar Won The New York State Democratic Primary Against Longtime Politician Martin Dilan

Dilan who was running for his ninth term in the North Brooklyn district.

A Brief Rundown of the 18th District New York State Senate Race: Dilan Vs. Salazar, Turned Strange

A Brief Rundown of the 18th District New York State Senate Race: Dilan Vs. Salazar, Turned Strange

The primary is on September 13th, for both candidates on the way .

New York’s Primary is September 13th, Here’s Why Many Won’t Make It To The Polls

New York’s Primary is September 13th, Here’s Why Many Won’t Make It To The Polls

New York has one of the worst rates of voter suppression in the region.

Two Events To Consider This Week: Meet Ocasio-Cortez And Illuminate Displacement

Two Events To Consider This Week: Meet Ocasio-Cortez And Illuminate Displacement

There's a chance to meet Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and shine a light on displacement in Bushwick.

Representative Velázquez Fights to Remove 'Police' Label from I.C.E. Uniforms

Representative Velázquez Fights to Remove 'Police' Label from I.C.E. Uniforms

The bill could help better protect local immigrants in their interactions with federal immigration agents.

Bushwick Gallery Owner Says President Trump's Tariffs May Affect His Business

Bushwick Gallery Owner Says President Trump's Tariffs May Affect His Business

Gallery owner Harry Zhang is worried about how the 25% tariff on Chinese imports will hurt collectors and dealers.

How To Canvas For Senator Martin Malavé Dilan

How To Canvas For Senator Martin Malavé Dilan

New York's primary elections for Senate are coming closer and closer.

You Live In Bushwick/East Williamsburg/Ridgewood — You Should Vote Here, Too

You Live In Bushwick/East Williamsburg/Ridgewood — You Should Vote Here, Too

The deadline to change your address is approaching. Here’s how to do it.

Police and Community Leaders Recognize Honorees at 35th National Night Out Against Crime

Police and Community Leaders Recognize Honorees at 35th National Night Out Against Crime

Bushwick’s own 83rd precinct celebrated the 35th anniversary of National Night Out Against Crime with council members, city officials, and honorees at Maria Hernandez Park on Tuesday, August 7.

What Is Democratic Socialism? A Q & A With The North Brooklyn DSA

What Is Democratic Socialism? A Q & A With The North Brooklyn DSA

Democratic Socialism has surged in popularity in the past two years. Bushwick Daily spoke to the North Brooklyn Chapter of Democratic Socialists of America spokesman Justin Charles to learn more.

Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Keeps Bringing in the Endorsements

Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Keeps Bringing in the Endorsements

The local candidate has received support from local and national groups.

Attend Congresswoman Velázquez's Immigration Rights Forum This Sunday

Attend Congresswoman Velázquez's Immigration Rights Forum This Sunday

Congresswoman Velázquez will host an Immigration Forum this Sunday.

Council Member Espinal Wants to Provide Mental Health Service to For Minors Visiting NYC Jails

Council Member Espinal Wants to Provide Mental Health Service to For Minors Visiting NYC Jails

The Council Member, who represents various Brooklyn neighborhoods including Bushwick, made the proposal last month.

"This Is America" Themed Art Show Brought A Conversation About Race to Ridgewood

"This Is America" Themed Art Show Brought A Conversation About Race to Ridgewood

Op-Ed: The Case for Granting Non-Citizens the Right to Vote in NYC

Op-Ed: The Case for Granting Non-Citizens the Right to Vote in NYC

Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Discusses Democratic Socialism at Starr Bar

Senate Candidate Julia Salazar Discusses Democratic Socialism at Starr Bar

Plastic Straws, Bushwick Zoning and a Path into Politics: A Conversation with City Councilman Rafael

Plastic Straws, Bushwick Zoning and a Path into Politics: A Conversation with City Councilman Rafael

Before Espinal started thinking big about ways New York could be a leader in progressive politics. He was just the middle child of six, growing up in Cypress Hills, “off the J-train.”

After the NY Times Profile, Egyptian Media Gives Ridgewood Bodega Owner the Cold Shoulder

After the NY Times Profile, Egyptian Media Gives Ridgewood Bodega Owner the Cold Shoulder

After Hatem El-Gamasy's profile appeared in The New York Times, the backroom political pundit and Ridgewood bodega owner stopped getting interviews from back home.

Everything is Not OK: Bushwick Graffiti Artist's Mural on Wyckoff Decries Trump Administration

Everything is Not OK: Bushwick Graffiti Artist's Mural on Wyckoff Decries Trump Administration

Adam Fujita is a modern activist getting his message out the best way he knows how— through street art.

Know Your Rights: Bushwick Responds to ICE Arrests

Know Your Rights: Bushwick Responds to ICE Arrests

Bushwick was the center of rumors about checkpoints and arrests over the weekend, making it difficult to separate fact from fiction.

Bushwick's Community Plan Summit Is Back On the Calendar on February 11

Bushwick's Community Plan Summit Is Back On the Calendar on February 11

For years, Bushwick residents have worked with the city on a plan for the neighborhood's future. Now is the time for action.

How Bushwick Millennials are Changing the Face of the Economy and the Neighborhood

How Bushwick Millennials are Changing the Face of the Economy and the Neighborhood

Why are so many Bushwick millennials under-employed, and what it means for the neighborhood.

A Bushwick Photographer's Collaboration With Shepard Fairey Has Already Impacted the Women's March

A Bushwick Photographer's Collaboration With Shepard Fairey Has Already Impacted the Women's March

French-Senegalese Photographer Delphine Diallo's portrait of a serene child was adapted into an illustration by iconic street artist Shepard Fairey.

A "What If Bernie Won?" Film Fest Is Coming to East Williamsburg

A "What If Bernie Won?" Film Fest Is Coming to East Williamsburg

The President Sanders film festival is an opportunity for local filmmakers to present their visions of what America would have been like with Bernie in charge.

Knockdown Center Hosts Huge 'Stay Nasty' Festival to Help the Resistance Get Organized

Knockdown Center Hosts Huge 'Stay Nasty' Festival to Help the Resistance Get Organized

Music, art, comedy, and activism come together in a four day festival to give people options for how to get involved.

How Bushwick Residents Can Prepare for the Next Presidency

How Bushwick Residents Can Prepare for the Next Presidency

As the next presidential administration's appointments are announced, here are some things New Yorkers can do to get ready for the policies we can expect after January 20.

Opinion: America, You Broke Our Heart

Opinion: America, You Broke Our Heart

Many of us are afraid today, not only for the nation and the world but for our very individual rights.

Gird Yourselves: 21 Places Where You Can Watch the Election Results in Bushwick

Gird Yourselves: 21 Places Where You Can Watch the Election Results in Bushwick

The 2016 election is almost over!

The Final Presidential Debate of 2016 Is Tonight! Here Are 17 Places Where You Can Watch in Bushwick

The Final Presidential Debate of 2016 Is Tonight! Here Are 17 Places Where You Can Watch in Bushwick

There is absolutely no reason for anyone to watch this thing sober.

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