Daniel Vila Rivera – U.S. Congress – CD13 Bronx / Manhattan
|Daniel Vila, Green Party candidate for US Congress in New York’s 13th District, makes his first public appearances, June 14th, declaring his candidacy for Charlie Rangel’s seat, at the Harlem statue of Adam Clayton Powell, and then marching with supporters along 125th Street to Lexington where he and Nellie Bailey challenge plans to replace a needed neighborhood supermarket with a luxury highrise apartment building. Finally they march down Lexington Avenue to 116th Street where they engage people of the neighborhood with Daniel joining with speakers Lorenzo Castillo, Tom Siracuse, Ralph Poynter and others. The video concludes with Daniel Vila describing the event the next day at a Green Party meeting.
Video by Joe Friendly