Post Tagged with: "Gigi Li"

Yuh-Line Niou, chief of staff for Assembly member Ron Kim. (Photo via World Journal)

Asian-Americans Eyeing Sheldon Silver’s Seat

Elections 2016, Government, Manhattan, Politics December 11, 2015 at 5:48 pm

Yuh-Line Niou, the chief of staff for Assembly member Ron Kim, Gigi Li, chair of Community Board 3, and Jenifer Rajkumar, district leader of the 65th Assembly District, Part C, are showing interest in the open seat, reports World Journal.

Sheldon Silver attending the 43rd anniversary of the Open Door senior center. The third from the left in the back row is Pauline Ng (Photo by Yingzi Yin via World Journal)

Sheldon Silver Still Supported in Chinatown

East Asian, Manhattan, Politics December 1, 2015 at 10:32 pm

Residents of Chinatown expressed support for Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, convicted on seven counts of corruption on Nov. 30, and mused about the possibility of a Chinese candidate being elected to fill his seat, according to reports in Sing Tao Daily and World Journal.

Competing campaign flyers on a storefront window in Chinatown. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Assembly District 65 Candidates Wooing Voters with Tricks

East Asian, Elections 2016, Manhattan, Politics September 2, 2016 at 6:02 pm

The competition for Sheldon Silver’s seat in lower Manhattan is strong, and some candidates are resorting to questionable tactics, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Gigi Li with her supporters at a fundraising event in Chinatown. (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

Gigi Li Off the Ballot for District Leader

Government, Manhattan August 4, 2015 at 5:44 pm

CB 3 chair Gigi Li will not go on the ballot for district leader against incumbent Jenifer Rajkumar, and Sing Tao Daily examines some of the reaction to the news.

Community Board 3 (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Activists Say Chinatown Needs a Municipal ID Center

East Asian, Government, Manhattan March 24, 2015 at 2:09 pm

Community groups and board members underscored the need for a permanent municipal ID application center in Chinatown to serve the neighborhood’s large immigrant and senior population, reports Sing Tao Daily.

CB3 chair Gigi Li. (Photo via The Lo-Down)

CB3’s Li Not Biased, Report Finds

Black, Latino, Manhattan January 26, 2015 at 4:24 pm

A report by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, obtained under FOIL, found that CB3 chair Gigi Li wasn’t biased in her appointments, says The Villager.

CB3 chair Gigi Li. (Photo via The Lo-Down)

CB3 Moves to Improve Diversity

Black, Latino, Manhattan, Politics December 3, 2014 at 2:16 pm

Community Board 3 chair Gigi Li has announced a series of moves that appear responsive to members who criticized her leadership last spring, reports The Lo-Down.

Immigrants Use Storytelling to Become Leaders

Immigrants Use Storytelling to Become Leaders

Featured Posts, Immigration, Politics, Voices' Picks June 24, 2014 at 4:43 pm

New American Leaders Project trains immigrants in how to gain the support of voters.

Chad Marlow (Photo by Lesley Sussman via The Villager)

CB3 Leadership Challenged

Government, Manhattan, Politics May 30, 2014 at 1:19 pm

Embattled Community Board 3 leader Gigi Li is being challenged for the spot by former Village Independent Democrats president Chad Marlow, community papers report.

CB3 member Ayo Harrington charges that leadership positions are not being given to African Americans and Latinos (Photo by Lesley Sussman via The Villager)

CB 3 Leadership Not Diverse, Member Charges

African American, Government, Latino May 1, 2014 at 11:04 am

An African-American member of Community Board 3 has charged the chairperson with discriminating against African Americans and Latinos in appointments to CB3 committees, subcommittees and task forces, The Villager reports.