New York is a city with close to a $100 billion dollar budget every year and one deputy mayor with some pretty creative plans for how to spend it. What can one city do?
This week’s show featured an in-depth interview with J. Phillip Thompson, NYC Deputy Mayor for Strategic Policy Initiatives, on his priority initiatives, with particular emphasis on his role in expanding the city’s investment in minority and women-owned businesses, housing and economic development, and economic democracy initiatives.
Music featured: “Be The Change” by Mr. V featuring Michelle Rivera & Jaeden part of the EARTH NIGHT ’19 compilation curated by DJs for Climate Action, courtesy of EarthNight.org, a global initiative harnessing the power of music and nightlife to celebrate and support climate action.
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