Blake is the fourth candidate to file since Serrano announced in March that he would not seek reelection due to his battle with Parkinson’s disease.
A parent at the rally said he has witnessed parents having to stop their children from getting hit by speeding vehicles in front of PS 48, which his own children attended.
Some South Bronx residents remain skeptical of the city’s plan to convert a 130-block area along Southern Boulevard into a dazzling new development, insisting that the project will benefit everyone but them.
The proposal, which has been described as a New York State version of the Green New Deal currently under debate in the U.S. Congress, would be the first of its kind nationally, and could encourage other states to attack climate change head-on, its backers say.
The event, part of the Woman to Woman campaign that takes place every March during Women’s History Month, seeks to raise awareness and funds to help distribute these expensive products that sometimes are forgotten when people think of basic needs for women in poverty.