On the Run NYC is a podcast hosted by two candidates for New York City Council: Amoy Barnes running in Staten Island's 49th District and Althea Stevens running in District 16 in the Bronx. As two women of color, Althea and Amoy have unique insight into what it's like to be first time candidates, and what it'll take to provide the best constituent services.
They'll often be joined by guests from the world of NYC politics to talk about their own experiences as elected officials.
Vanessa L. Gibson - Candidate for Bronx Borough President
Amoy and Althea are joined by Vanessa L. Gibson, candidate for Bronx Borough President.
About Vanessa L. Gibson
Council Member Vanessa L. Gibson proudly represents the 16th District of the Bronx, including the Claremont, Claremont Village, Concourse, Concourse Village, Highbridge, Mount Eden, Morrisania and Morris Heights communities and was first elected to this position on November 5, 2013. Council Member Gibson was re-elected to the City Council in November of 2017 and is currently serving in her second and final term.
Rank Choice Voting - What You Need to Know
In this episode, Althea and Amoy are joined by Debbie Louis, who walks us through Rank Choice Voting. If you aren't sure about how this new way of city and municipal elections in NYC are going to work, then this is the episode for you.
About Debbie Louis
Debbie E. Louis is a results-driven strategist whose organizing career began over a decade ago. She holds a master's degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology with a specialization in Leadership.
Currently, Debbie is working on advocacy based reforms and serves as an educational trainer at Rank The Vote NYC. As a consultant, Debbie also works with several non-profits and individuals to jump start their programs and to create opportunities for them to be sustainable.
In the first episode of 2021, Amoy and Althea discuss the historic Georgia election and the insurrection that happened on January 6th.
A look back at 2020.
In the last episode of 2020, Althea is joined by podcast Producer Kevyn Fairchild to recap the year, and talk about things we have to look forward to in 2021.
Why We are Running
In the latest episode of On The Run NYC, Althea and Amoy talk about the key issues that inspired them to run for City Council.
Live Election Special
Amoy and Althea are joined by fellow City Council candidate Marjorie Velázquez (Bronx 13) for a very special pre-election episode. This episode was originally broadcast live on the On the Run NYC Facebook page on October 30th.
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Love listening to the hosts’ journeys being candidates in NYC and love how they uplift important issues and other candidates!
Super informative & inspiring!
Great podcast to listen to. These women and those who they interview are not only informative but also inspiring! Check it out.