B'Heard Civic Engagement Series

A campaign highlighting what's at stake with the June Primary and how New Yorkers can vote this year made in collaboration with the Civic Engagement Commission, the Public Engagement Unit and BRIC Media and filmed by Telling Story Inc., a New York EMMY Award-winning filmmaking firm, founded in 2005 by Andrew Filippone Jr.
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Countdown to Vote

It's important for all New Yorkers to know how voting will work this year, and who is on the ballot. The June Primary elections begin June 22nd, with early voting between June 12 and June 20. This will also be one of the first elections where millions of New Yorkers cast their votes using the new Ranked Choice Voting system, meaning that you can now rank up to five candidates in order of preference.
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Don't waste Your Vote, Rank It!

It's important for all New Yorkers to know about Ranked Choice Voting this year. This June Primary hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers will cast their votes using the new Ranked Choice Voting system, meaning that you can now rank up to five candidates in order of preference. It's important that New Yorkers fully take advantage of this system so we have more say in who leads our city. Don't waste Your Vote, Rank It!
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Immigrant Heritage Month

As we celebrate the countless contributions of immigrant New Yorkers during this 17th Annual Immigrant Heritage Month (IHM), it's also an important moment to reflect on our power to shape the future of the city. In addition to uplifting the stories of our communities and honoring the incredible diversity of culture throughout the five boroughs, we must also use the power of our vote to help empower our immigrant communities in the long-term.
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Iconic New York: Neighborhoods Have Power!

New York City is famous for its skyscrapers, it's dingy subways, vibrant Broadway shows, and historic cultural institutions, but what makes it truly iconic is the communities that make up the city. Home to over 3 million immigrants, New York City is one of the most diverse places in the world.This campaign celebrates the neighborhoods and communities that make New York iconic, by amplifying the work of local artists and empowering New Yorkers to seize the power they hold by getting out the vote this June.
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Annually celebrated on June 19, Juneteenth commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. This year, DemocracyNYC is celebrating Juneteenth by elevating the voices of local artists.
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NYC, A New Way to Vote

This June, NYC voters are using Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) citywide in a pivotal Primary Election. Ranked Choice Voting is a new system of voting in which you can rank up to five candidates in order of preference, which will now be used in all primary and special elections.
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Public Service Announcements

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