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District 35

Crystal Hudson

Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, Crown Heights

Welcome to the website of New York City Council Member Crystal Hudson.

Crystal is the Council Member for New York City’s District 35 in Brooklyn, representing the neighborhoods of Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, Clinton Hill, and Fort Greene. A third-generation Brooklynite, she was first elected in 2021 and made history as one of the first out gay Black women ever elected in New York City. Crystal is a public servant committed to making government more accessible for more people. As a first-term Council Member, she passed more bills than any other first-term member in Brooklyn and was second among all new members. She has authored the Black Agenda for New York City and co-authored the Marsha & Sylvia Plan, a first-of-its-kind policy agenda to support LGBTQIA+ New Yorkers. Crystal is chair of the Committee on Aging and also serves as co-chair of the Council’s Black, Latino, and Asian Caucus.

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