Queens borough president’s demographic report shows ‘historic’ diversity among first-time community board memberships

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Soon after he was sworn into his first full term in November 2020, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards implemented his “common-sense” reforms for the 14 community boards to make them more representative of the neighborhoods they serve.

On Friday, July 22, his office released its latest demographic progress report, which is required by the New York City Charter and provides a detailed and multilayered breakdown of this year’s historically diverse class of community board appointees.

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