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Presenter Bios


Robert E.
Cornegy, Jr.

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