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Jan 16 2013

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Council Members Graded On Human Rights

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Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer is the only elect from Queens to receive an A grade.

The Queens Delegation received a C+ from a study by The Human Rights Project: City Council Watch.

Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer came in with an A, the highest score of the Queens delegation.

The cumulative C+ grade ranks Queens as the second lowest human rights score among the five boroughs.

“This publication is a tool for education and for action, designed to advance the use of a human rights framework in policy evaluation and advocacy. It also measures the commitment of the New York City Council to promoting human rights in our city,” according to the website.

See Grades Below. Read about their methodology here.

 

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