During the excessively hot summer of 1997, I was evicted from my illegal loft in Williamsburg. Being eight months pregnant, I didnt fight it. The woman I rented fromwho, oddly enough, was eight months pregnanttold me she was being threatened by the landlord.
Elected last fall, twenty-eight-year-old City Councilwoman Diana Reyna represents parts of Williamsburg and Bushwick. She is also the first elected Dominican woman in New York City politics.