The City Council will now take up the sixth neighborhood rezoning it has considered during the de Blasio administration, and the first one on Staten Island.
‘We can help to build diversity in the health care workforce and insure culturally competent care for all, but we must address the needs of low-income students.’
Reducing racial disparities within the practice of medicine will take work by elementary-school teachers, high-school counselors, college programs, med schools and mentor physicians. But the work starts with letting Black and Latino kids know they have the right to dream.
Bushwick residents, elected officials and other stakeholders say they expect the city’s neighborhood rezoning plan—due out Tuesday—to differ from a community-generated vision released last year on the issues of density, the preservation of industrial space and affordability levels for housing.