Carlina Rivera is a Puerto Rican New York City Council member

Carlina Rivera is a young protege of New York City Council member Rosie Mendez.

Rivera is a New Yorker with a Puerto Rican heritage. She was born in Bellevue Hospital and raised in the Lower East Side.

Rivera has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Marist College (2006).

Rivera is a Democrat.

New York Latin Culture Endorses Carlina Rivera

Rivera is a grass-roots community leader. That is exactly what we need – people who understand the challenges of average New Yorkers. Rosie Mendez always stood up for us and Rivera will carry on.

New York Latin Culture Magazine endorses Carlina Rivera for New York City Council.

New York City Council District 2

District 2 includes these East Side neighborhoods:

  • East Village
  • Gramercy Park
  • Kips Bay
  • Lower East Side
  • Murray Hill
  • Rose Hill

Carlina Rivera Issues

  1. Affordable housing for all incomes
  2. Support to age in place
  3. Better-funded, diverse schools

Carlina Rivera Committees

Rivera is elected on November 7, 2017, so he hasn’t joined any New York City Council committees yet.

Carlina Rivera Caucuses

Moya is elected on November 7, 2017, so he hasn’t joined any New York City Council caucuses yet.

Contact Carlina Rivera


Rivera is running her campaign from a community center in the East Village.

149 Avenue C, New York, NY 10009

(646) 504-2365



You can email Ms. Rivera at

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