Community Platform

  • Housing & Small Business: Anthony Beckford is part of various Tenants Rights grassroots organizations and Community Board 17’s Housing Sub-committee. He will introduce bills to eliminate preferential rent, strengthen rent laws, make MCIs Temporary, turn shelters into permanent housing, repair NYCHA and hold all NYCHA officials accountable for their negligence, provide Rent Rollbacks. lower property taxes and protect small business owners (especially Minority owned and Women Owned Businesses).


  • Police Accountability: Anthony Beckford is the leader of the Brooklyn Sector of Copwatch Patrol Unit, a grassroots police accountability group.  He will introduce bills that provide transparency and full accountability of all law enforcement officers.


  • Immigration Rights: Anthony Beckford is the son of Jamaican Immigrants. He is an advocate for Immigrant rights. He has been working with various organizations and elected officials to help provide permanent residency for all TPS and DACA holders and a fast track process to provide citizenship to all immigrants in our community. I will end Family Separation. I will push to reunite children back with their families.


  • Gun Violence: Anthony Beckford recently lost a loved one to gun violence. He has been marching with Councilman Jumaane Williams, Senator Kevin Parker and various advocates at the yearly East Flatbush Anti-Violence march. He will introduce his “Save Our Youth” initiative which will help keep our communities safe from further Gun and Gang Violence.


  • Healthcare: Anthony Beckford was a part of the big day of lobbying in Albany to get State Assembly members and Senators on board with passing the New York Health Act.  The State Assembly successfully passed the bill for the 4th year in a row and now it is time for the Senate to pass this bill as well. #MedicareForAll


- Anthony Beckford also advocates for Public School Funding, Single Payer Health Care, Equal Pay and Opportunities for Women, LGBTQ Rights, Fair Wages, Women’s Rights, etc. 






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