Espaillat Announces New Series of Community Engagement Events & Flu Shot Clinics

September 22, 2020
Press Release


NEW YORK, NY – Today, Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) announced a weekly series of community engagement events starting this week that will be held through the month of October 2020 throughout Harlem, Washington Heights and the Bronx. Rep. Espaillat will be joined by a slate of elected officials, community leaders and location organizations during each event location.

The newly announced Congress on the Block events will provide residents of New York’s 13th congressional district an opportunity to engage with Rep. Espaillat to discuss ongoing issues facing the community.

Events are free and open to the public and press.

WHO: Rep. Adriano Espaillat (NY-13)

Upcoming Dates, Times and Locations:

(Today) Wednesday, September 16th
COVID-19 Community Update with Health Care Experts
Virtual Meeting Streamed Live on Facebook
Time: 6:30PM – 7:30PM
Register at RSVP.Espaillat@mail.house.gov

Friday, September 18th
FLU SHOT CLINIC, free
Mosholu Montefiore Community Center (MMCC)
3450 DeKalb Avenue Bronx, NY 10467
Time: 11:00AM – 1:00PM
Register at Bronx13th@mail.house.gov or 646-740-3632

CONGRESS ON THE BLOCK, socially distanced meet and greet
Dyckman Houses
195 Nagle Avenue (playground), New York, NY 10034
Time: 4:00PM – 6:00PM
Register at RSVP.Espaillat@mail.house.gov or 212-497-5959

September 19th
BLOCK CLEAN UP, “Clean Up Your Block" event
1854 Amsterdam Avenue (Amsterdam and Broadway 140th-150th)
Time: 10:00AM – 12:00PM
In collaboration with WE Act
Register at RSVP.Espaillat@mail.house.gov

Friday, September 25th
CONGRESS ON THE BLOCK, socially distanced meet and greet
Marble Hill Houses
5220 Broadway, Bronx, NY 10463
Time: 5:00PM – 7:00PM
Register at RSVP.Espaillat@mail.house.gov or 646-740-3632

Saturday, September 26th
COMMUNITY CLEAN UP
NYCHA Sedgwick Houses
140 West 174 Street, Bronx, NY
Time: 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Register at RSVP.Espaillat@mail.house.gov

Tuesday, September 29th
FLU SHOT DRIVE, free
Mural Pavilion at 512 Lenox Avenue
Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Register at Bronx13th@mail.house.gov

Friday, October 9th
CONGRESS ON THE BLOCK, socially distanced meet and greet
Taft Houses
1730 Madison Ave at 114th Street (TA Room), New York, NY 10029
Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Register at RSVP.Espaillat@mail.house.gov

Friday, October 16th
CONGRESS ON THE BLOCK, socially distanced meet and greet
Douglass Houses
830-840 Columbus Avenue, New York, NY 10025 (playground)
Time: 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Register at RSVP.Espaillat@mail.house.gov

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First elected to Congress in 2016, Rep. Adriano Espaillat is serving his second term in Congress where he serves as a member of the influential U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and the House Small Business Committee. He serves as a Senior Whip of the House Democratic Caucus and is a member of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) where he also serves in a leadership role as CHC Whip. He is also chairman of the CHC Task Force for Transportation, Infrastructure and Housing. Rep. Espaillat’s Congressional District includes Harlem, East Harlem, northern Manhattan and the north-west Bronx. To find out more about Rep. Espaillat, visit online at https://espaillat.house.gov/.

Media inquiries: Candace Randle Person at Candace.Person@mail.house.gov