Friday, May 5, 2017

Ronald Bautista announces run for mayor

MSV reported earlier Hoboken activist Ronald Bautista filed papers intending to run for mayor.
Yesterday he made it official with a video announcement on Facebook.

The video is available at Ronald Bautista's Facebook page:

Among his listed highlights:
- I was born in #Ecuador and came to #Hoboken in 1999. 
- Began journey as activist when I joined the Harvard Model Congress program at Hoboken Junior Senior High School. Class of 2004
- Executive Director of a nonprofit in NYC: Organizacion Juventud Ecuatoriana
- Career in Community Engagement includes:
-- NY State Department of State
-- Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowship
- Speaker at UN-HABITAT segment of Smart Cities Expo in #Montreal
- Staten Island Economic Development Corp - Keynote Speaker: "Smart Mobility”
- New Leaders Council Fellow

On his Facebook page, Bautista a native of Ecuador hosts a video of himself speaking about his journey to becoming a US citizen last year and declares himself part of "#TheResistance" against President Trump.