SNAPSHOTS | Althea Stevens centering quality of life concerns in first term


Continuing our series of political “Snapshots,” the Bronx Times sat down with each of the Bronx’s recently elected officials for a discussion on their 2022 legislative agendas and issues of importance to their districts. 

Althea Stevens

Age: 39

Neighborhood: Concourse Village

Political ideology: Progressive Democrat

Fun Fact: She is a turtle mom, with two pet turtles named Purple and Squirt.

Althea Stevens, the freshman City Council member representing the Bronx’s 16th District — which includes the Claremont, Concourse, Concourse Village, Highbridge, Morris Heights, Mount Eden and Morrisania sections — is diving headfirst into a new chapter of her life: politics.

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