Represent NYC

"Represent NYC" is a weekly program produced by Manhattan Neighborhood Network (MNN) that gives local elected officials and candidates the chance to update voters about the issues shaping the future of the city, and how they'll deliver on campaign promises. The show features a rotating cast of leaders and guests discussing pressing topics like affordable housing, education policy and domestic violence. "Represent NYC" evolved out of Race2Represent, a multimedia initiative MNN introduced in 2013 to provide quality, uncensored, hyperlocal coverage of NYC elections.

"Represent NYC" airs Sundays at 7:00 pm with a repeat on Wednesdays at 9:00 pm on MNN1 (TWC 34, RCN 82, FiOS 33). All programs will stream live online.

To watch past episodes of the show, check out our archive.

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Sunday, April 19 at 7 pm: Juvenile Justice Reform with New York State Senator Bill Perkins

New York and North Carolina are the only two states where young people 16 and older are automatically treated as adults in the criminal justice system. On the next "Represent NYC," Bill Perkins of New York State's 30th Senatorial District will discuss juvenile justice reform and the pending Raise The Age NY legislation with Tariq Shahid from Masjid Malcom Shabazz and Ruth Stukes, Chaplin & BronxConnect ATI Case Manager. Both guests are organizing the April 25 Jail Ain’t No Good Walk in Harlem.

Find out on "Represent NYC" this Sunday, April 19 at 7:00 pm and Wednesday, April 22 on MNN1 (TWC 34 & 1995, RCN 82, FiOS 33 or streaming live)!

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"Represent NYC" News

Today, New York and North Carolina are the only two states where young people 16 and older are automatically treated as adults in the criminal justice system. On the next "Represent NYC," Bill Perkins of New York State's 30th Senatorial District will discuss juvenile justice reform and the pending "Raise the Age" legislation with Tariq Shahid from...
More riders, less trains and higher fares seem the norm for the MTA. Is there a better way to handle transit in our city? Tune into the next episode of "Represent NYC" with Borough President Gale Brewer and guests from MoveNY, whose proposal to re-balance the tolls on area bridges and tunnels that would help fund mass transit and raise $1.5 billion a year.
Rent regulations and tenants' rights are two of the most pressing issues in Manhattan. On the March 29th episode of "Represent NYC," NYS Senator Adriano Espaillat discusses the state of rental housing in NYC.

On the next edition of "Represent NYC," NYS Senator José Serrano speaks with Marcia Bystryn, President of New York League of Conservation Voters and Aurash Khawarzad, Policy Coordinator at WE ACT for Environmental Justice to discuss Earth Hour and issues surrounding climate change.

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