CREATING JOBS & ECONOMIC GROWTH

 
The Bronx’s unemployment rate remains the highest of the the five boroughs, and nearly 60 percent of residents in District 14 live below the federal poverty line.
— Randy Abreu
Find out more at: http://www.icphusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Unemployment.pdf

Find out more at: http://www.icphusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Unemployment.pdf

IF ELECTED, RANDY ABREU WILL...

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  • Demand that the City do a better job of outreach and inclusion of minority and women-owned businesses.
  • Institute local hiring requirements for all local city-funded projects.
  • Tap into the growing digital media job opportunities by creating the Bronx’s first Grassroots Community Media Center which will offer free media training and certification courses to Bronxites.
  • Move the Kingsbridge Armory project forward, and with an updated Community Benefits Agreement that benefit Bronx families, not special interests.
Over half (55%) of workers in District 14 are employed in low-wage occupations—earning below 28,000 a year—and 52% of single mothers with
young children live in poverty.
— U.S Census 2013