Lew Fidler

Councilman Lew Fidler (D-Brooklyn), the Council’s Assistant Majority Leader, has been the chairperson of the Council’s Youth Services Committee since January, 2002. He has held 18 hearings on the subject of runaway and homeless youth and has championed the cause of expanding the capacity and diversity of the RHY shelter bed system in our City. His work in this area has been honored by RHY organizations such as the Ali Forney Institute, Rachel’s Place and Inwood House.