YONKERS, NY — JUNE 17, 2021 — “We need a Council President who is not only untainted, but who is qualified and ready to move the city forward,” said Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano “That person is Lakisha Collins-Bellamy, and I am asking the people of Yonkers to join me in voting for Lakisha in the Democratic Primary on Tuesday.”
Collins-Bellamy, Esq., is running a historic race to become the next Yonkers City Council President. Ms, Collins said, “Mayor Mike Spano, who was elected in 2012, has brought unprecedented economic development to the city, stood up for education, and worked to make Yonkers a safer place to live for all residents.
Mayor Spano said, “We need a Council President who is not only untainted, but who is qualified and ready to move the city forward. That person is Lakisha Collins-Bellamy, and I am asking the people of Yonkers to join me in voting for Lakisha in the Democratic Primary on Tuesday.”
Knowing her experience as a graduate of Yonkers Public Schools, a mother, and a community advocate, Mayor Spano appointed Collins-Bellamy as a Trustee of the Yonkers Board of Education last year. He said, “I knew Lakisha would be a dedicated and effective leader for our schools. I have not been disappointed.”
Once elected, Collins-Bellamy is excited to work with Mayor Spano and other members of our city government to ensure that residents have access to affordable housing, a quality education, economic opportunity, and a safe city to live in.
Lakisha Collins-Bellamy, a lifelong Yonkers resident, serves as legal counsel for the Municipal Housing Authority of Yonkers and is a member of the Yonkers Police Reform Committee.
For more information about Collins-Bellamy and her campaign: www.lakishaforyonkers.com.
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SOURCE: Ruby Bard | Campaign Manager | Lakisha Collins-Bellamy for Yonkers City Council President