New York was built by immigrants. As a first-generation Irish-American, the son of an immigrant, I know firsthand the courage and hard work those seeking the American dream bring to our city, state and country.
I’m a Social Worker, so I know the value of services that provide health, stability and dignity to everyday New Yorkers. Our state government needs to be fully-engaged. Social justice doesn’t happen without social work.
There’s no doubt we have a national emergency of gun violence in this country. Mass shootings, domestic murders, and increased rates of suicide by fiream are all the result of legislative half-measures and unaccountability in the licensing process.