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Diana C. Richardson

“The Fate Of The Masses Is More Important Than The Sacrifices Of One”
 – Reverend Calvin O. Butts, III

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Diana C. Richardson

Diana C. Richardson proudly represents New York State’s 43rd Assembly District in Brooklyn, New York, since she officially took office on May 6, 2015. This cultural melting pot she serves encompasses the communities of the following:  Crown Heights, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Wingate and East Flatbush.

As a lifelong resident of the community, Assemblywoman Richardson obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration at Medgar Evers College and later, her Masters of Public Administration, with a concentration in Policy Analysis and Evaluation from the School of Public Affairs at CUNY Baruch College.  As a servant of the community, she developed a desire for public service, which became her essential focus.

From the onset of her career, Richardson started as the Director of Constituent Affairs for 21st Senatorial District in Central Brooklyn.  In this role she secured relationships with community-based organizations, state and city agencies, faith-based communities and other key district stakeholders.


Richardson continues to work on a wide range of fundamental issues including Anti-Gun Violence, Housing, Small Business Initiatives, and Education. With a passion for community building, Assemblywoman Richardson has labored relentlessly to gain ground on these issues, working alongside with non-profit organizations, to provide solution for issues in the community.

As the Assemblywoman of the 43rd Assembly District, Richardson applies her program development and advocacy skills to benefit the children and families of the community. She currently serves on the committee on Banks, Children and Families, Corporations, Authorities and Commissions, Mental Health, Small Business, and Women’s Caucus. She is also 2nd Vice Chair of the New York State Black/Latinas/Asian Caucus, and a part of the National Society of Leadership and Success.  Lastly, she still is a member of American Society of Public Administration and the Progressive Democrats Political Association.

Assemblywoman Diana C. Richardson

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Community Issues

Richardson recognizes the many benefits that the Vital Brooklyn Initiative can bring to Central Brooklyn… Read More

Civic Mindness

Assemblywoman Richardson invites you to a series of Civic Minded events dealing with Vital Bklyn during the month of May… READ MORE

Community Events

Event Calendar listing events of interest to residents of the 43rdAD…READ MORE


Brooklyn’s very own Diana C. Richardson is running for reelection of the 43rd Assembly District…Read More


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