Food & Water Action Endorses Tasha Young for Greenburgh Town Supervisor

May 28, 2021

Greenburgh, NY — The national advocacy group Food & Water Action is endorsing Tasha Young for Greenburgh Town Supervisor, citing her commitment to bringing the green economy to Greenburgh. Young is committed to a just transition in Greenburgh that will bring rebates, state grants and green jobs to the city.

Tasha Young was born and raised in Greenburgh as the third generation in her family with roots in the community. Her commitment to ensuring the city thrives is deep-rooted and heartfelt. With years of experience serving as a policy expert and Chief of Staff on the New York City Council, Young also has the expertise to generate the bold policies needed to achieve her vision.

With the endorsement, Food & Water Action Northeast Region Director Alex Beauchamp issued the following statement:

“Tasha Young is a crucial partner to the grassroots climate movement in New York. As Town Supervisor, she will bring an environmental justice lens to everything she does, as she fights to ensure full funding for the volunteer-led sustainability measures that have been won to date. With her leadership, Greenburgh will see the benefits of a just transition to a green economy and set a standard for local green job growth that the rest of the state would be wise to follow.”

Contact: Phoebe Galt, Food & Water Action, [email protected]