Born and raised in China, Jianhang completed his bachelor’s degree in political science with a minor in global studies from Binghamton University. He has a deep interest in studying comparative politics and has participated in research with a focus on human rights and global labor laws. He has also studied abroad in both Peru and Chile and is dedicated to helping immigrants through public service. In recent years, he has worked at the Office of Congresswoman Nydia M. Velazquez as a community liaison and served as an AmeriCorps member at the Office of Refugee and Immigrant Affairs in the Department of Social Services. Currently, he works at the Department of Finance where he helps elderly and disabled people with housing affordability. He wants to ensure that vulnerable individuals have access to the Rent Freeze Program and the Homeowner Tax Benefit Program offered at the Department of Finance.
Updated October 2019
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