Chi Ossé is a third-generation Brooklynite, activist, and political candidate from Crown Heights. Ossé is a prominent figure in the revitalization of the Black Lives Matter Movement, marching alongside the activist collective Warriors in the Garden. Understanding that the NYC City Council is tasked with governing NYC's vital and important systems, Ossé decided to take it upon himself to run for office and fight against the inequities that are visible in his community. In his city.
On Juneteenth of 2020, Ossé announced his bid for City Council in the 36th district to be part of the change! Throughout his childhood Ossé witnessed the negative effects of gentrification, police brutality, education inequality, economic disparity, health care gaps and food deserts in his community. As an activist-candidate, Chi will tackle the issues with creative and practical ideas that work across New York City.
Ossé is focused on the Three Rs: Reimagine, Reinvest & Renew.
As the Councilmember from the 36th District, he intends to sponsor initiatives that will reimagine how we govern the City; how we reinvest capital and resources; to renew & repair the relationships citizens have with their government and neighbors.