Assemblymember Taylor made sure the voices of his constituents were heard during the Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Housing on February 4, 2019.
On January 23, 2019, Assemblymember Al Taylor helped to pass the Jose Peralta New York State DREAM Act with Assemblymember Carmen de la Rosa and Assemblymember Marcos Crespo.
On November 3rd, 2018, Assemblymember Al Taylor spoke at a rally held in support of the tenants of 775 Riverside Drive, who have been displaced since the building was partially destroyed by a fire in January 2018.
Assemblymember Al Taylor, Assemblymember Taylors Counsel, Darlene Bruce, and Senator Robert Jackson testified before the New York City Councils Committee on Housing and Buildings on October 31, 2018. The hearing gave shareholders and their advocates an opportunity to explain why certain Housing Development Fund Corporations (HDFCs) should not be placed into the Third Party Transfer program (TPT).
Assemblymember Al Taylor partnered with Assemblymember Inez Dickens to sponsor W.A.R.M.s (We All Really Matter) 8th Annual Domestic Violence Awareness forum on October 25, 2018.
On October 24, 2018, Assemblymember Al Taylor received his free flu vaccination as part of an event were at the Hebrew Tabernacle located at 551 Fort Washington Avenue in collaboration with Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital.
On October 18, 2018, Assemblymember Taylor held a community discussion at River Terrace Apartments concerning such issues as DOTs proposed Safety City initiative, rude and unprofessional bus drivers, and updates about Legionnaires disease outbreaks in the community from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
On October 17, 2018, Assemblymember Taylor spoke to students of the Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University.
Assemblymember Al Taylor and Panelists at the HDFC Crisis Forum at City College on October 15, 2018.
Assemblymember Al Taylor at a meeting between Dunbar tenants and the Legal Aid Society at his district office on October 3, 2018.
Pictured standing with award recipient, Michael Hardy, Counsel to the National Action Network, Assemblymember Al Taylor attended the National Association for the Advancement of Colored Peoples (NAACP) Annual Awards Luncheon on September 15, 2018.
Assemblymember Taylor celebrated Block Association Day on August 18, 2018, one of several similar celebrations that the Assemblymember attended in his district this summer.
Assemblymember Al Taylor speaks in front of 30 St.
Nicholas Avenue at a rally concerning Argus Community Inc.s application to operate a methadone clinic at the location on July 11, 2018.
Assemblymember Taylor at the New York Police Department (NYPD) 30th Precincts Stop the Violence rally to call for an end to gun violence on July 2, 2018.
Constituents raised concerns about water quality during the June Listening Tour at the Polo Grounds Housing Complex on June 23, 2018. Assembly Member Taylor has since contacted the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA), the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, and the United States Environmental Protection Agency, and informed them that water testing has to be performed in the Polo Grounds.
Assemblymember Taylor speaks in the Capitol in Albany in support of a parole reform bill introduced by Assemblymember David I. Weprin, June 5 2018.
Assemblymember Al Taylor joined State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, members of the New York State Association of Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus and others in support of legal action filed by the Attorney General to stop the federal government from including questions regarding citizenship in the 2020 Census. A citizenship question, which the government has not asked in the Census since 1950, could cause many to avoid being counted in the Census which could sharply reduce federal aid to New York and other states where many immigrants and naturalized citizens live.
Assemblymember Taylor and staff member Minah White (second from right) attend a meeting of Community Board 10's Senior Task Force on Friday, March 23 2018. Also shown are Task Force members Deborah Gilliard (left) and Merle Caroll.
Assemblymember Al Taylor and Mrs. Gwen Taylor joined Speaker Carl E. Heastie for an event during the 2018 Somos El Futuro event in Albany.
Assemblymember Al Taylor met with representatives of the Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation in Albany on Monday, March 5 2018 to discuss budget priorities and issues of concern in the community.
Assemblymember Al Taylor met with members of Harlem United in Albany Monday, March 5 2018 to discuss issues of concern in the community.
Assemblymember Taylor joined community leaders and representatives of ParentJobNet, a not-for-profit which helps parents of schoolchildren connect with services and programs that can assist them in their efforts to support their families, for a holiday reception in December 2017. Pictured here are, from left to right, Gwen Black, Senator Brian A. Benjamin, Pat Craddick, Assemblymember Taylor, and Tony Rainey.
On Thursday, December 14 2017, Assembly Member Taylor joined Assembly Members Yuh-Line Niou, Housing Committee Chair Steven Cymbrowitz and Linda Rosenthal for a hearing in Manhattan on issues related to how the State budget funds programs for New York State Homes and Community Renewal, including funds that are intended to be used to preserve and expand affordable housing.
Assembly Member Al Taylor enjoys a lighthearted moment during the annual opening of the ice rink at Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park in the company of many professional and amateur figure skaters who performed during the event, December 2017.
Assembly Member Al Taylor joined members of the community at Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park in December 2017 for the annual opening of the rink.
Assembly Member Al Taylor speaks about efforts to preserve and expand the City's stock of affordable housing during a Housing Development Fund Corporation forum, November 2017.
Assembly Member Al Taylor, Congressman Adriano Espaillat and City College of New York President Vincent Boudreau discuss education programs during a forum, November 2017.
Assembly Member Al Taylor and Council Member Mark Levine participated in recovery efforts to aid nearly 150 tenants who were displaced when a massive fire heavily damaged their apartment building at 565 West 144th Street on November 17, 2017.