January 1, 2018
The 2018 State of the City Address was held at the Kings Theatre in Flatbush, Brooklyn. This major address delivered annually by the Mayor reflects upon the successes of 2017, acknowledges crucial issues, and maps out intended goals for the current year's legislative agenda. At the 2018 Address, Mayor de Blasio outlined how he will make New York City “The Fairest Big City in America” by fighting to restore democracy. Now, the Mayor is counting on you to join us. Support our 10-point plan, DemocracyNYC. Help us make it easier to: register; vote; run for office; get involved; and ensure that every New Yorker is counted in the 2020 Census. Go to NYC.gov/democracy to get involved now.
Welcome remarks were made by Tyler Bates and "God Bless America" was sung by the Celia Cruz Bronx High School of Music's Chorus. Invocations were provided by Bishop Annette Rose, Imam Ahmed Dewidar, Rabbi Dovid Goldwasser, and Bishop Angelo Rosario. The Pledge of Allegiance was done by Tseyang Wangyal and Anthony Nuccio and the National Anthem was sung by Regina Wilson. Walter Logan provided introduction for First Lady Chirlane McCray, followed by remarks by the First Lady and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Audio Description: Watch the livestream of the 2018 Inauguration of the Mayor, Public Advocate, and Comptroller of the City of New York. The event featured remarks by First Lady Chirlane McCray, Comptroller Scott Stringer, Public Advocate Letitia James, and Senator Bernie Sanders.
Change comes from the people. It is my honor to continue our work to make New York City the fairest big city in Ame… https://t.co/yi5QEbx5GO— Bill de Blasio (@NYCMayor) January 1, 2018