Pledges by Anthony Beckford

#SheSafeWeSafe pledge: 

"I, Anthony Beckford, pledge to love, trust and believe in Black women and girls, both cis and trans, as well as gender non-conforming people.  I pledge to seek community-based alternatives to addressing harm instead of calling the police. I understand that police interaction puts Black people at risk of increased poverty, surveillance, incarceration, beatings, rape, and even death. I pledge to listen to survivors.  I pledge to take action to end systemic and interpersonal violence gender-based violence."

 

#GreenNewDeal pledge:

"I, Anthony Beckford, City Council Candidate of the 45th District, pledge that I will use my office to champion a Green New Deal in any and all ways, including but not limited to: developing and supporting Green New Deal legislation and/or resolutions; building support amongst my colleagues for a Green New Deal; and publicly advocating for the necessity of a Green New Deal.

In order to fully uphold this duty, I pledge to not take contributions over $200 from oil, gas, and coal industry executives, lobbyists, or PACs and instead prioritize the health of our families, climate, and democracy over fossil fuel industry profits."

 

#PatientsOverProfits pledge:

"I, Anthony Beckford, Candidate for the 45th City Council District, pledge that I will not take contributions over $200 from executives, lobbyists, and PACs affiliated with the hospital, insurance, and pharm corporations within the corporate front group, Partnership for America's Health Care Future and instead pledge to put health, well-being, and safety of my constituents over corporate health industry profits."

 

#HomesGuarantee pledge:

"I, Anthony Beckford, pledge to reject any developer and real estate contributions
that my campaign may be offered, and to return any developer and real estate money that I have already taken."

* 12 million social housing units, massive reinvestment in public housing, a tenant bill of rights,
and reparations for centuries of racist housing policy.

 

#DenimDay2020 pledge:

I, Anthony Beckford, pledge to:

  • Proactively work toward a future free of sexual violence and sexual assault.

  • Use my Denim Day NYC experience to hold conversations with friends and family to raise awareness about sexual assault.

  • Hold myself and others accountable. 

If I know a survivor I will:

  • Let them share their story, believe what they say, and offer unconditional support.

  • Communicate without judgment, blame, or pity.

  • Assure them that it wasn’t their fault.

  • Share appropriate resources:

 

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