The New York Young Republican Club is proud to endorse Vanessa Simon for the New York City Council District 31 in the 2021 general election. Vanessa was born in Florida and raised by Haitian immigrants in Long Island New York. Vanessa currently works in Human Resources at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, where she serves as the go-to advisor for the Museum’s Senior Vice President.
Vanessa’s work ethic speaks volumes to her family’s values of hard work and perseverance. After receiving a degree in Political Science from SUNY Geneseo, Vanessa hit the ground running. She became a member of the Suffolk County Young Republicans. She also partnered with KABOOM!, a national non-profit to construct a beautiful new playground in Jamaica, Queens. During the pandemic, she dedicated time to a non-profit homeless center, the Restfull Nights Organization, and to a faith-based rehab center, the Faith Mission Alcohol Crisis Center. She provided both of these facilities with essential care kits and cooked meals for their local communities during the pandemic. In addition, Vanessa captained a project funded by Target to develop a new library that prioritized a safe and healthy learning environment for the children within her community. She organized 250 volunteers to make this possible. Vanessa is also a volunteer lector for St. Patrick’s Cathedral.
Vanessa’s faith, devotion to family, and tangible duty to the community set her apart. She shows great promise as a candidate who genuinely strives to make her community a better, more principled place. The New York Young Republican Club urges all voters in the 31st City Council District of New York City to support Vanessa on her quest to replenish and revive the quality of life and living in South Queens and New York City. We commend Vanessa for her dedication to the community and look forward to watching the progression of District 31.
Established in 1911, incorporated in 1912, with a legacy from 1856, the New York Young Republican Club is the oldest, largest, and most prestigious Young Republican club in the United States. The Club is affiliated with and officially recognized by the Association of New York State Young Republican Clubs and the Young Republican National Federation, as well as the county, state, and national Republican committees.
To promote and maintain the principles of the Republican Party; to foster within the Republican Party and make practical in service of the municipality, state and nation, the idealism characteristic of youth; to correct in our own party that tendency of all parties to make organization an end rather than a means; to develop sound principle and public spirit in party politics; to promote honest and fair electoral methods, to the end that the expression of the popular will by whatever party or body, shall be as free, untrammeled and equal as possible; to resist and expose political corruption; to advocate merit rather than partisan service as entitling to public office; to watch legislation and to encourage public attention to and efficiently criticize the conduct of government.