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Corey Johnson

Corey Johnson

District 3 - Council Member - Democrat
Chair - Committee on Health

Corey Johnson was raised in a union household where his mother, a homeless services provider, and his father, a Teamster, instilled in him the values of community service and political engagement. Corey first came to national attention in 2000 when he became a trailblazer for LGBT youth. As the captain of his high school football team, he took the courageous step of coming out publicly, and kept not only his position of leadership, but also the support of his school and teammates.  Corey’s bravery landed him on the front page of the New York Times. Read more.