Council District 41 encompasses the neighborhoods of Bedford Stuyvesant, Ocean Hill-Brownsville, East Flatbush, and Crown Heights. 15.2% of Brownsville residents are 60 and over. Of these, 29.8% are living alone, 26.3% have difficulty with their mobility, and 23.3% don’t speak English as their primary language. In addition, 30.4% of those 65 and older are living in poverty according to the CEO.

EOI_EspinalElected Official Information
Darlene Mealy
District 41 – Council Member
District Office
1757 Union Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11213
(718) 953-3097

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