|Address||77-24 83rd Street |
Ridgewood, New York 11385, United States
|| November 27, 1977
Mar 20, 2013 10:32pm
|Info||Elizabeth Crowley aspired to public service early in life, coming from a family that has been dedicated to serving New York for over three generations. Elizabeth, the fourteenth of fifteen children to Mary and the late Walter Crowley, was born and raised in Middle Village and now resides with her family in Glendale. She is the first Democrat and first woman to represent the 30th Council District. |
Elizabeth's concern for the entire fabric of the community is reflected in her vision. Under Elizabeth’s administration her main priorities will be stopping overdevelopment, improving our local schools, strengthening services for our seniors, improving healthcare and protecting our parks.
Prior to her election, Elizabeth’s work in not-for profit education and workforce development provided job training services to thousands of New Yorkers.Elizabeth has experience working with small businesses and believes that public private partnerships will increase job creation and economic development. Elizabeth has experience managing economic recovery and after the tragedy of 9/11 Elizabeth helped administer the $32 million New York City Emergency Employment Grant.
Elizabeth has two sons, Dennis and Owen, both students at local Intermediate School 119. In the NYC Council Elizabeth will put her background in Education to work for us. Elizabeth will aim to reduce class size, attract and retain the best teachers and work to ensure that students master the skill of one grade before moving on to the next. Even in tough budget times, Elizabeth believes that our teachers should have the resources they need to give every one of our children a sound education.
Elizabeth Crowley has a Masters Degree in City and Regional Planning from Pratt Institute's Graduate school of Architecture where she studied architecture, historic preservation, in addition to environmental and city planning. Elizabeth Crowley holds a Bachelors Degree in Restoration/Preservation from SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and participated in the school's Presidential Scholars program. After graduating, Elizabeth worked on active construction sites as a member of D.C. 9 International Union of Painters and Allied Trades utilizing her skills in preservation on historic renovations. Elizabeth's work includes the New York City's historic landmarks of Radio City Music Hall, Central Synagogue and St. Patrick's Cathedral.