As part of our political coverage for the upcoming 2021 Citywide Elections, LittleAfrica BronxNews has launched our Meet The Candidate video interview series.
We will interview candidates for city council in all Bronx districts. Candidates for citywide positions including Mayor, Comptroller, and Public Advocate will also be interviewed.
LittleAfrica BronxNews sat down with Haile Rivera, a city council candidate for District 14 in the Bronx.
Haile is the co-founder of Hands On New York, Inc., a non-profit organization created to help low-income individuals and families in the Bronx by providing services ranging from free healthcare, food and immigration services. Haile has been on the ground serving his community for almost twenty years.
Haile’s passion for his community has earned him recognition from the New York City Council, New York State Assembly, and President Barack Obama.
“Rivera’s commitment to giving back to his community … is what changing this country is all about”- President Barack Obama
Learn more about Haile’s background, community involvement, and how he plans to serve, advocate for, and support the people of District 14 in the city council.
Visit Haile’s website at https://hailerivera.com/