Issues & Priorities

Learn more about where Corazon stands on the issues.

Public Safety 

Prioritized safety by championing legislation to implement Police body-worn cameras to better protect the community and police officers. 

Introduced legislation for the creation of a civilian review complaint board

These efforts led to Yonkers becoming the third safest city of its size 

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Education

Increased City funding for schools to the highest-recorded levels


Invested $1 million during the pandemic for remote learning


Graduation rate improved to 90.6% -- the highest in decades 

The Environment

Supported the Westchester Power Community Energy Program to provide 100% renewable energy at a fixed rate  


Supported legislation to ban plastic bags in the City of Yonkers. 


Supported banning the use of styrofoam in the Yonkers Public Schools

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Housing

Supported the investment of $250 million to restore nearly 2,000 housing units


Sponsored legislation for stronger rent protections


Co-sponsored legislation doubling the amount of all new construction of affordable housing units to 20% affordable housing


Protecting Our Quality of Life

Secured $1 million for paving our roads 


Secured 3.4 Million dollars in grant funding for vital  programs for our schools and community-based organizations

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