This is the 2021 campaign website for New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson.

29 Messages

Corey Johnson · [email protected]
June 22, 2021 at 2:22 AM

It all comes down to this

It all comes down to this Voting begins at 6am tomorrow. Have you made your plan? View this email in your browserDear friend,It all comes down to this.104 days ago, I stood in Madison Square Park and announced I was running for Comptroller.It was a big decision to take on a big challenge—…
Team Corey · [email protected]
June 16, 2021 at 6:43 PM

You can vote right now!

You can vote right now! View this email in your browserHey there-Early voting is happening now! You can vote for Corey today until 8pm or in the next four days during early voting hours.Find your early voting siteSince early voting started on Saturday, Team Corey volunteers have been all o…
Anthony Perez · [email protected]
June 11, 2021 at 5:46 PM

We've got to move fast!

We've got to move fast! View this email in your browserHey there-I have two exciting things to share really quickly.FIRST: Early voting starts tomorrow!Find your early voting site nowSECOND: We just launched “Fast,” Corey’s 2nd ad of the campaign.Watch and share our new adWe’re going to be…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
June 10, 2021 at 7:30 PM

Big debate tonight

Big debate tonight View this email in your browserFriends,Government service has always been personal to me.I grew up in public housing, so when NYCHA residents go without heat or hot water, I think about my own family.I was diagnosed with HIV at 22 years old and lost my health insurance s…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
June 7, 2021 at 6:48 PM

The union candidate

The union candidate View this email in your browserFriends,My family and I didn’t have much growing up. I was raised in public housing and my mom worked three jobs to make ends meet. But what we could always count on was my stepdad’s union work as a teamster.That’s why I care so much about…
Anthony Perez · [email protected]
June 4, 2021 at 7:50 PM

Tomorrow is a beautiful day to talk to voters

Tomorrow is a beautiful day to talk to voters View this email in your browserHey there-I’m Anthony, Corey’s campaign manager. There are just two and a half weeks left in this election, and we’re spending every day until June 22nd working to get out the vote!Tomorrow is our citywide Day of …
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
November 1, 2020 at 4:48 PM

Let's Help Joe and Kamala in PA!

  Hello, I'm writing from Pennsylvania, where I'm door knocking for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. We're in the home stretch of this election and we need your help to get out the vote here in Pennsylvania! The Biden/Harris campaign is looking for volunteers from NY who can head to PA to …
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
October 12, 2020 at 2:57 PM

Meet the 2021 Mayoral Candidates Tomorrow Evening

  Hello, As you know, a few weeks ago I announced that I will not be running for Mayor in 2021. This challenging time led me to rethink how I can best be of service to our city, and I decided that it was not the right path for me at this moment. But I also made it clear that this decis…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
September 24, 2020 at 6:52 PM

My decision

  Hello, Six months ago, I paused fundraising for my potential campaign for mayor. I felt strongly that it was the right thing to do considering all that our city has been going through, including COVID-19, the resulting shutdown and economic pain, and the long overdue national reckoni…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
August 29, 2020 at 10:57 PM

Supporting New York City’s restaurants

  Hello, Our small businesses are the heart and soul of New York City. They’re hanging on by a thread, and we need to continue doing everything we can to help keep them running. So the last thing that restaurants across the city need right now is for billion-dollar tech companies to ch…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
July 18, 2020 at 8:42 PM

We need support from Washington

  Hello, I hope you and your family are safe and well. I’m writing to you today about a huge problem that’s on the horizon for people across New York City. In two weeks, the expanded unemployment insurance provided by the CARES Act is set to expire — meaning New Yorkers who now rely on…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
June 16, 2020 at 10:25 PM

The Supreme Court’s decision yesterday

  Hello, Yesterday morning, it was legal in a majority of states for an employer to fire workers on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. No more. In a 6-3 vote, the Supreme Court ruled yesterday that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects the LGBTQ comm…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
June 13, 2020 at 4:06 PM

Cutting $1 billion from New York City’s policing budget

  Hello, We have all watched with our own eyes scenes of police violence and brutality, both here in New York City and across the country. Swift and substantial action to reimagine public safety and policing is imperative. That includes cutting significant funding from police budgets. …
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
June 9, 2020 at 10:20 PM

An update on the New York City Council’s work to change policing in our city

  Hello, I hope you and your family are safe and well. This is a challenging moment for New York City, and it is on all of our elected leaders to use our power for meaningful change. Including me. Today, the New York City Council is holding a hearing on legislation to address police mi…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
June 1, 2020 at 9:35 PM

My letter to the New York City Department of Investigations

  Hello, I am heartbroken. And I am angry. Over the last few days, New Yorkers across our city have come together to march for justice for George Floyd and protest the police brutality that has corroded our city and our nation for too long. These protesters have the right to peacefully…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
May 28, 2020 at 10:31 PM

How we can help restaurants get back to work

  Hello, I have some good news to share with you about the City Council’s work to help New York City’s restaurants begin to reopen and recover from this crisis. Today, we introduced legislation to open up outdoor space like sidewalks, plazas, and streets to outdoor dining. This will be…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
May 22, 2020 at 7:01 PM

An update from me

  Hello, I hope you and your family are safe and well. The empathy and resilience New Yorkers have shown during this difficult time has been inspiring. But of course, I would have expected nothing less from our city. As we begin to recover from the worst of this crisis, the City Counci…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
May 14, 2020 at 7:53 PM

The heart and soul of New York City

  Hello, First, I hope you and your family are staying as safe and healthy as possible. I am inspired by the outpouring of compassion, strength, and resilience so many New Yorkers have shown during this difficult time. Not that I am surprised. New Yorkers are amazing. Today, I also wan…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
May 1, 2020 at 8:15 PM

100 miles of open streets

  Hey everyone, For weeks, the City Council has been pushing to open streets across New York City to pedestrians, giving New Yorkers space to head outside while observing the public health guidelines keeping us all safe. And now, I have some good news to share with you: the mayor agree…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
April 24, 2020 at 8:46 PM

$30,000 for the Food Bank for New York City and Met Council

  Hey everyone, I want to reach out today to update you on our work at the New York City Council responding to the coronavirus pandemic. But first, I want to also share some exciting news with you: Together, this amazing community has raised nearly $30,000 for the Food Bank for New Yor…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
April 17, 2020 at 9:25 PM

Some good news to share with you

  Hey everyone, I have some good news to share with you. Last week, the New York City Council and the Mayor’s Office announced the City would provide $25 million in emergency funding for food providers across the city. This funding, combined with the $25 million the state has pledged i…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
April 9, 2020 at 2:35 PM

The Food Bank for New York City and Met Council

  Hey everyone — I hope you and your loved ones are safe and healthy. I’m reaching out today with an update on our response to the coronavirus in New York City. The New York City Council is working closely with the state and federal government to provide as much help as we can to the p…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
March 27, 2020 at 4:10 PM

Updating you on our fight against the coronavirus

  I hope you and your family are staying safe and healthy. This is a very uncertain time for New York and for the world, but I want to share a message of hope with you today. First, I want to thank our health care workers, grocery store staff, teachers, transit and sanitation workers, …
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
March 24, 2020 at 5:45 PM

How we can all help

  Hey everyone — I wanted to take a moment today to discuss our response to the coronavirus pandemic, and how you can help. We’re mobilizing the government, business, and non-profit communities to meet this pandemic head on. But the bottom line is it’s going to take all of us doing our…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
March 19, 2020 at 7:05 PM

Fwd: Citymeals on Wheels and God's Love We Deliver

  Wow, folks — Yesterday, this amazing community raised more than $15,000 for Citymeals on Wheels and God's Love We Deliver — two organizations on the frontlines working to ensure our seniors have the food they need to survive this pandemic.  I want to see if we can make it $20,000 rai…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
March 18, 2020 at 3:10 PM

Citymeals on Wheels and God's Love We Deliver

  Hello — As we continue to do everything we can to limit the spread of the coronavirus in New York City and across the country, it’s more important than ever that we support organizations in our city that are on the frontlines helping those who are most vulnerable during this public h…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
March 17, 2020 at 6:11 PM

Supporting workers, essential services and businesses in the COVID-19 crisis

  Hello --  Yesterday, I released a blog post about how we can support workers, essential services, and businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. I wanted to share it with you this afternoon. You can click here to read it and I have copied it below, as well. Remember: Stay home. Healthy o…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
March 13, 2020 at 5:52 PM

It is time to close our public schools

  Hello --  It is time to close our public schools for the safety and well-being of the students, teachers, and staff.  This is not an easy decision, but we must take aggressive measures to stop the spread of coronavirus/COVID-19. Teaching and learning cannot take place under these cir…
Corey Johnson · [email protected]
March 12, 2020 at 10:17 PM

My statement on COVID-19

  Hello -- I just released the following statement on the COVID-19 pandemic and I wanted to make sure you were one of the first see it: I agree with the decision to ban large scale gatherings in New York City, as I called for yesterday. Life is going to have to change for some period o…