Carlina Rivera
Democrat for New York City Council District 2

Carlina In The News

City Council Campaign

NYU Local: "Local City Council Race Features NYU-Centric Issues"

Gothamist: "Your Voting Guide For Tuesday's Hottest Primary Races In NYC"

WNYC: "Meet the Candidates: Council District 2 Democrats"

The Villager: "District 2 candidates make their case to be Mendez’s successor"

Bedford+Bowery: "Carlina Rivera Is a ‘Shero,’ and Now She Wants to Be East Village and LES Council Rep"

The Lo-Down: "City Disperses Matching Funds to Lower East Side Council Candidates"

City & State: "Key New York City Council Primaries by District"

WBAI/Uptown Radio: "Women Hit the Campaign Trail for New York City Council"

NY1 Noticias: "Nueva camada de políticas latinas aspira llegar al Concejo Municipal"

NY1 Noticias: "Mujeres latinas que aspiran llegar al Concejo Municipal"

ABC: "SHEROES OF NY Launches as the First Bipartisan Campaign of Women Candidates Promoting a Summer of Collaboration Leading up to the Primary Elections in New York City"

New York City Campaign Finance Board Blog: "2017 Elections: Small-Dollar Contribution Leaders as of July 14"

City & State: "Communications Workers of America Endorse Letitia James and Scott Stringer"

Amsterdam News: "32BJ supports fast food workers petition, announces candidate endorsements"

New York Daily News: "Working Families Party endorsing 4 for open City Council seats"

East Side Stories: "Carlina Rivera, Candidate for City Council" (PODCAST)

City & State: "Key 2017 New York City Council Primaries by District" 

Voices of NY: "Housing and Immigration, Priorities For Latina Running For City Council"

The Lo-Down: "Campaign Finance Filings Show District 2 Council Race is Heating Up (Updated)"

New York Daily News: "City’s progressive lawmakers endorse three women for open Council seats"

The Patch: "Squadron, Niou Endorse Carlina Rivera For City Council"

Town & Village: "Former Mendez aide running to replace her in City Council"

Gotham Gazette: "Community Group Endorses Four Women of Color for ‘Open’ City Council Seats"

Gotham Gazette: "The Early Money Race in Open Council Seats"

The Lo-Down: "City Council Candidate Carlina Rivera Reports $176,000 Campaign Fund"

Effective NY: "New Effort to Elect More Women to New York City Council"

Gotham Gazette: "Campaign Finance Filings Show Candidates for Council Seats Being Vacated"

The Lo-Down: "Local Political Club Endorses Carlina Rivera For City Council in 2017"


Gotham Gazette: "‘Fair Share’ Reform – An Essential Step to Solving the City’s Homelessness Crisis"

Housing Advocacy

CBS: "Tenants Accuse Landlord Of Trying To Muscle Them Out Of East Village Building"

City Limits: "Details Emerge About Plan for Private Buildings on NYCHA Land"

Curbed: "Rent-stabilized New Yorkers will see rent increases up to 2%"

New York Real Estate Journal: "Haven Plaza Square, CTA and Wavecrest break ground on $9.89 million project; For new disaster-resilient infrastructure building and upgrades"

Health Care

City & State: "What Beth Israel's Closure Means for New York City's Hospital System" 

The Villager: "Town hall’s calls: More Beth Israel hospital beds, single-payer plan"

Fighting Gentrification and Displacement

El Diario NY: "Loisaida: Con letras, sabor e historia"

NY1: "Plan To Redevelop LES Site Clears Zoning Hurdle"

Fourth Arts Block (FAB NYC): "SPOTLIGHT LOISAIDA: Carlina Rivera"

National Issues

City & State: "Donald Trump's Ignorance of Puerto Rico Gives Americans Excuse to do the Same"

NowThis Politics: Women are Under-represented in Government

Quality of Life

The Villager: "Ratcheting Up the War on Rats - A Team Effort"

Small Business Preservation

Bedford+Bowery: "Bitterness Over St. Marks Starbucks"

The Villager: "Pols lead cash mob crawl on 2nd Ave"

Voices of NY: "Gentrification Displaces Latino Business Owners in Manhattan"

CNBC: "The secret to a New York culinary institution's longevity"

Superstorm Sandy

DNAinfo: "LES Residents Still Without Power and Heat Threaten Rent Strike"

New York Times: "For Elderly, Extra Peril Accompanies Power Loss"

Bedford and Bowery: "Watch Preparations For Sunday’s Epic Climate March, Then Join In"

2nd Ave Explosion

DNAinfo: "Petition for Street Co-naming for Victims of Gas Explosion"

NY1: "NYers of the Week: Residents Came to Aid of Distressed in Immediate Aftermath of East Village Explosion"

EV Grieve: "Parkside Lounge fundraiser brings in more than $5K for LES Ready!"

DNAinfo: "Streets Near E. Village Explosion Should Be Named for Victims, Family Says"