FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Contact: Anthony Beckford

Anthony Beckford for State Assembly 

Phone: 347-206-0244

Email: VoteForAnthonyBeckford@gmail.com 

 

East Flatbush Community Advocate announces his run for NYS State Assembly:

The Voices Of the Silenced will be Heard

 

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

Long time community advocate and U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Anthony Beckford has announced his run for the New York State Assembly of District 42 in Brooklyn, which includes Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood and Ditmas Park. Anthony Beckford is the son of Jamaican Immigrants and was raised by a single mother who instilled in him the values to be a good person.  He started his activism at the age of 12, as a student at Winthrop Junior High School where he helped stopped the rezoning (segregation) of the school district.  As a graduate in the top 33 percentile of Midwood High School,  Anthony Beckford went to college and then enlisted in the Marine Corps where he received the National Defense Service Medal. Throughout the years, NY State Assembly candidate Anthony Beckford has aligned himself with various organizations to fight for Tenants rights, Women’s rights, Immigration rights, Worker’s rights, Public School Education Funding, the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana, single payer healthcare and much more. The fight against gentrification, police brutality, poverty,  gun violence as well as corrupt/complacent elected officials.

 

“Our communities have demands. They do not need anymore lip-service, they need actual action. They need protections. They need true representation.  We must stop all division and bring our communities back into a unified state to battle those that oppose our rights and we’ll being.”

 

Anthony Beckford has been endorsed by the Green Party of Brooklyn, Caribbean Unity Alliance and grassroots organization, Brooklyn Residents Against Gentrification. He is seeking endorsements from various unions and well known progressive elected officials and organizations. Anthony Beckford is a member of the Democratic Socialists,  Green Party of Brooklyn, MoveOn.org, ColorsofChange.org, Our Revolution,  Black Caucus of the Green Party, True Freedom Political Club and many other progressive organizations thatfight for democracy and the rights of the people 

 

If you would like more information about this topic, please call 347-206-0244 or email VoteForAnthonyBeckford@gmail.com

Twitter: @Vote4Beckford

Facebook: AnthonyBeckfordForStateAssembly 

 

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