Councilman Robert E.
As Council member for Bedford-Stuyvesant and northern Crown Heights, Robert E. Cornegy, Jr., chairs the Committee on Small Business and is the lead sponsor of Avonte’s Law, a bill designed to improve school safety by increasing the number of audible alarms on public school doors. He previously taught marketing at Brooklyn College, ran a residential treatment center for chemically dependent men, and was a legislative policy analyst for the City Council, supporting the Aging and Veterans committees and Gun Violence Task Force.
Democrat; Community Organizer; Educator; NYC Council Member
Brooklyn, NY, USA