Harlem community organizer Edward Gibbs is now the New York State Assemblyman for East Harlem’s 68th district. He was sworn in by Mayor Eric Adams during a ceremony on Feb. 10 at the James Weldon Johnson Community Center. The event was moderated by Felipe Luciano, with a prayer by Robert Rice.
Attendees included former Cong. Charles Rangel, State Sen. Cordell Cleare, Sen. Charles Schumer, Borough President Mark LeVine, friends, family and the community.