I am delighted and honored to be your candidate for District Leader this year. I have met many of you on the street corner in front of Gateway Plaza, Village View, the Seaport or on the Lower East Side. If we have not, I look forward to meeting you soon, and warmly welcome your messages at email@example.com.
Over the years, I have held many titles– civil rights lawyer, entrepreneur, social justice activist– but the title I am most proud of is New Yorker.
As your District Leader, I will go the extra mile for you. You can count on me to be a strong voice on safety, education, and affordable housing. You can count on me to be accessible to you in ways a district leader never has before– through town halls, new media, and a new informal advisory council for the neighborhood. You can count on me to be your powerful advocate, from the most local of issues to the larger values we hold dear… Read more >
Jenifer Rajkumar Rallies to Save Our Seaport
Jenifer Rajkumar is a strong and vocal advocate for Saving the South Street Seaport and Museum. Along with other community leaders, she spoke out at a rally to Save our Seaport held on May 22, 2011. Below is a transcript of her remarks… Read more >
Jenifer Rajkumar Speaks out to Keep Our Firehouses Open.
Shutting down fire stations is “absolutely the wrong decision,” said Jenifer Rajkumar, a 28-year-old attorney who lives in Gateway Plaza. “I think there is a great possibility more lives would be lost, more people would be harmed, and response times would increase.”
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Endorsement by Adam Silvera
Adam Silvera, former District Leader of 16 years, Endorses Jenifer Rajkumar and Annoints her as Downtown Manhattan’s “Bashert” Read more >
Endorsement by Paul Newell
Jenifer Rajkumar has the dynamism, energy and understanding that we need right now. Read more >
Endorsement by PJ Kim
Downtown Manhattan is the fastest growing residential community in New York City and we need new leadership that can bridge the present and the future.
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Endorsement by Zac Townsend
I can think of no one better to be our district leader than Jenifer Rajkumar.
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Endorsement by Sean Sweeney
In my 40+ years of activism in lower Manhattan, I’ve never seen such flair, intelligence and drive. Read more >
Endorsement by Jean Grillo
Jenifer has been an incredible burst of energy and drive within the Downtown Independent Democrats, especially in terms of addressing the needs of women to speak up and be heard within their communities. Read more >
Endorsement by Jeanne Wilcke
I strongly support Jenifer Rajkumar as District Leader. Read more >
Endorsement by John Balestriere
I wholeheartedly endorse the candidacy of Jenifer Rajkumar. Read more >
Endorsement by Michael Kramer
Having lived and/or worked in Lower Manhattan for decades, I’ve seen many impressive community leaders who have flamed-out over time and lost their passion. Read more >
Endorsement by Andrew J. Neale
I strongly endorse Jenifer Rajkumar for the position of District Leader for Assembly District 64, Part C.Read more >