Brad Lander

Brad Lander directs the Pratt Center for Community Development (, which works for a more just, equitable, and sustainable city for all New Yorkers by empowering communities to plan and realize their futures.  From 1993 to 2003, he served as executive director of the Fifth Avenue Committee (, a community
development and social justice organization in Brooklyn.  In 2009, he is planning to run for a seat in the New York City Council, to represent the 39th Council district in Brooklyn (