De Blasio and Mendez to co-host town hall on Thurs., Oct. 12

Mayor de Blasio said that it's time to "right the wrongs" of the past on old P.S. 64 Photo by Zella Jones
Mayor de Blasio and Councilmember Margaret Chin, to the left of him, during a town hall the two co-hosted at University Settlement / the Chinatown YMCA in June.

On Thurs., Oct. 12, Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Councilmember Rosie Mendez will co-host a town hall with City Council District 2 residents at P.S. 188, The Island School, at 442 E. Houston St. (at the corner of E. Houston St. and Baruch Drive).

Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the program will begin at 7 p.m.

District 2 includes the East Village, Gramercy Park, Kips Bay, part of the Lower East Side, Murray Hill and Rose Hill.

Other co-sponsors of the event include Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer and Assemblymember Brian Kavanagh, as well as Community Boards 2, 3, 5 and 6, Grand Street Settlement, Henry Street Settlement and the Loisaida Center.

Space is limited. District 2 residents are asked to RSVP by Tues., Oct. 10, at 5 p.m. by e-mail to manhattantownhall@cityhall.nyc.gov or by calling 212-788-2781.

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