Ben Kallos

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Council Member representing Manhattan's District 5 -- East Side and Roosevelt Island. You can use Instagram for assistance if you need it.

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Registering to vote just got a lot easier!  Online voter registration is now law in #nyc 📋📲Thank you @nycmayor for the support and moving forward to make voting easier for New Yorkers.
Big day on @rooseveltisland yesterday! I am so excited about the economic and educational progress this island is making. Looking forward to the developments yet to come!
Excited to announce that the play street on 91st street next to Ruppert Park is now officially protected as a pedestrian plaza for generations to come! Thank you @nyc_dot, Rita Popper, and Dave Rosenstein for their hard work preserving open spaces on the upper east side.
🏛Mayoral Town Hall next Thursday, 12/7 📢 Make sure to RSVP soon, space is limited!
Happy early Thanksgiving! Making sure the residents in District 5 have a strong turkey game this year. Thanks to @nycommonpantry and @isaacscenternyc we were able to hand out 150 turkeys to our seniors! 🦃
Just cut the ribbon for Andrew Haswell Green Park ✂️The views alone were worth the wait! Thanks to @nycparks @repmaloney and Senator Liz Krueger for all their hard work!
Today the @nyccouncil passed a bill I co-sponsored that will hold landlords accountable for space they promised to make open to the public but then never did, despite receiving benefits for promising to comply. Thank you to @nyccomptroller, David Greenfield, and @mas_nyc for all their hard work to help pass this bill #POPS
Roosevelt Island has gone through some big changes this year with the completion of @cornell_tech's new campus. Join me and @repmaloney @senatorserrano @seawrightforny on Nov 27th as we talk about the past, present, and future of the Island.
Are your desk drawers overflowing with irrelevant, useless papers?  Bring your old documents to 82nd Street Greenmarket on December 2nd and watch them turn into tiny fragments! Plus, recycle your old eye glasses and batteries while you’re at it ♻️🔋👓 @seawrightforny @dangarodnick @grownyc
Students shouldn’t have to drown in debt in order to get an education. Join me, Senator Liz Krueger, and @seawrightforny to learn how you can make your college experience more affordable 💰👩‍🎓@cunyedu @suny
Hope everyone has a fun, safe, and healthy Halloween! 👻
Today was a victory for #LGBTQ youth in NYC! Thanks to the hard work of the student representatives of the Manhattan Leadership Council, the NYC Council passed a bill that will promote and support Gender-Sexuality Alliance groups at our schools @dromm25