Assembly Member O’Donnell greets seniors in 2019 for “Celebrate Seniors Week”
Assembly Member O’Donnell recognizes the work of local NYCHA leaders in 2019.
Assembly Member O’Donnell announces a $1 million funding commitment to the Delacorte Theater in 2021.
Assembly Member O’Donnell hosts a neighborhood cooking class with Westside Campaign Against Hunger in 2018.
Assembly Member O’Donnell visits the New York State Fair in 2017.
Assembly Member O’Donnell celebrates Saint Patrick’s Day with Public Advocate in 2018.
Assembly Member O’Donnell joins Represent NYC in 2019 to talk about criminal justice reform.
Assembly Member O’Donnell organizes books to donate to Project Cicero in 2019.
Assembly Member O’Donnell breaking ground at Riverside Park’s clay tennis courts in 2021.
Assembly Member O’Donnell celebrates the winners of Riverside Park’s 2019 Running of the Goats event.
Assembly Member O’Donnell marches in a NYC Pride Parade.
Assembly Member O’Donnell thanks the doctors who volunteered at a 2021 COVID-19 vaccine pop-up clinic sponsored by his office and Columbia University.
Assembly Member O’Donnell greets neighbors in 2021 at our popular paper shredding event.
Assembly Member O’Donnell announces a donation to Destination Tomorrow, an LGBTQ community center, with the New York Knicks in 2020.
Assembly Member O’Donnell joins PS 163 in 2021 to unveil a new mural celebrating the history of our neighborhood, the future of our planet, and the strength of our community.
Assembly Member O’Donnell speaks in support of repealing 50-A at a 2020 rally in Harlem.
Assemblymember O'Donnell joins Verizon employees in their recent strike.
Assemblymember O'Donnell holds the floor to acknowledge the victims of the Orlando massacre in June, calling on everyone to #StopTheHate
Assemblymember O'Donnell has regular internship opportunities available in both his Albany office and his District Office.
Assembly Member O'Donnell regularly engages with schools in the community, which he says is the most rewarding part of his position as member of the Education committee
Recently appointed Manhattan Regent Nan Mead is joined by Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, Assembly Education Chair Cathy Nolan, Assembly Higher Education Chair Deborah Glick, and Assembly Member O'Donnell at the signing of her oath of office. As a member of the Education committee, O'Donnell nominated Ms. Mead -- a public school parent who serves on Community Education Council 3 in O'Donnell's district.
Assemblymember O'Donnell converses with constituents at a Farmers Market in the district.
Assembly Member O'Donnell speaks at Corrections Hearing on oversight of New York State prisons in December 2015.
Corrections Committee Chair O'Donnell hosts a Corrections hearing in December 2015. This hearing led him to introduce a bill to create the Office of the Correctional Ombudsman to provide independent, transparent oversight of New York prisons.
Assemblymember O'Donnell addresses the audience at The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center's Annual Gala.
Assemblymember O'Donnell attends the 2016 Budget Hearing regarding Elementary and Secondary Education in January 2016.
Assemblymember O'Donnell engages with the crowd at the 2016 NYC Pride Parade.
Assemblymember O'Donnell speaks at the 2016 Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Commencement Ceremony.
Assembly Member O'Donnell participates in the Columbus Amsterdam BID Family Days.
Assemblymember O'Donnell addresses the audience at Albany's AIDS/HIV rally on March 9, 2016 in the Well of the Legislative Office Building, bolstering support for the campaign to end AIDS by 2020.
District residents attend an informational meeting on Medicare and programs for seniors. O’Donnell hosts regular community events including Quality of Life Forums, Health Service Days, and Legal Clinics for Tenants.
O’Donnell presents certificates of recognition to district readers who participated in his Annual Community Reading Challenge. Local branch libraries host parties celebrating the readers’ efforts.
Alongside Assembly Education Committee Chair Catherine Nolan, O’Donnell questions NYC Dept. of Education Administrators on efforts to assist English Language Learners. O’Donnell is a member of the Assembly’s Committee on Education.
Assembly Member O’Donnell is working to preserve the unique and significant architecture of Morningside Heights. He has been a longtime proponent of a comprehensive Morningside Historic District.
On May 12th, 2009, O’Donnell led the debate on the Marriage Equality Act. He is the prime sponsor of legislation that would allow same-sex couples to be issued marriage licenses.