"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.

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Episodes

Represent NYC: Democratic Primary Politics

After the upset of Super Tuesday, only two Democratic candidates remain on the ballot for the presidential primaries, Biden and Sanders. Join Dr. Chrisitina Greer, Matt McDermott, and Lincoln Mitchell as the discuss the ramifications of Super Tuesday and where the Democratic party goes from here.

Represent NYC: Reparations

Assembly Members Inez E. Dickens and Charles Barron are co-sponsors of legislation that would create a commission to study reparations in New York, a former slave state. What would reparations look like and why are they needed? Julie Walker sits down with the elected officials, as well as Professor...

Represent NYC: Council Member Rivera's Fight for Healthcare

As the Chair of the City Council's Committee on Hospitals, Council Member Carlina Rivera is taking on the fight for healthcare in New York City. What happens once Mount Sinai Beth Israel closes? What will happen to New Yorkers and their essential right to healthcare? Council Member Rivera sits down...

Represent NYC: 2020 Election and Impeachment

Political predictions are made in the latest episode of Represent NYC. Dr. Christina Greer, Matt McDermott and Lincoln Mitchell sit down to discuss the potential outcome of both the 2020 election and the current impeachment trial.