“It’s incredibly important that New Yorkers in isolated communities like Red Hook are not cut off from access to jobs, education, and the ability to take advantage of all this great city has to offer.”
– Carmelo Anthony
Watch this new video with Red Hook native and New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony – as he speaks out in favor of the Brooklyn Queens connector. Then add your name to the petition!
Anthony knows first-hand that good public transit options are absolutely critical for the residents of cut-off neighborhood, like Red Hook.
To film the video, he worked closely with youth from Red Hook Initiative’s Digital Stewards Program, a career readiness program that prepares participants for careers in digital technology, video production, and media. Anthony will continue to be involved in with the Friends of the BQX by formally joining the group’s board of directors.