A nurse fighting for working class New Yorkers.

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Phara’s Story.

Phara Souffrant Forrest is a union nurse, tenant activist, and life-long resident of Crown Heights. She is running to represent the 57th Assembly District of Prospect Heights, Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, and part of Crown Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant.


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Our Current Crisis

During this mounting health and economic crisis, the call for democratic socialism has only grown louder. Our government has failed to prepare and now it is failing to adequately respond. We demand a response that puts human wellbeing before the interests of corporations and the wealthy.






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1039 Fulton St.
Brooklyn, NY 11238



The 57th Assembly District represents the Brooklyn communities of Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights and parts of Bedford Stuyvesant and Crown Heights.

Vote Absentee

Due to COVID-19, we are encouraging everybody to apply for an absentee ballot online! You have until June 16th to apply for your ballot online or via mail (you may also apply in-person until June 22nd but we encourage you to apply online) and ballots will start going out May 8th. Once you fill out your ballot, please mail it back ASAP!

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