About Us

Speaking Transition is pioneering the very first open transition in New York City. We’re changing the typically closed-door transition process in between Election Day and also the Inauguration right into a possibility for New Yorkers to make their voices heard. Whether you’re a lifelong New Yorker or you’ve just arrived, everyone has a distinct vision for this great city. Now is your possibility to inform our new mayor exactly what’s important to you as well as your neighborhood.

Join us to share your questions, tales, and ideas for the city’s future. By making your voice listened to, you can assist educate the mayor-elect’s program for the following four years and also make sure that City Hall focuses on the problems most important to you.

Come check out the Talking Transition tent on Canal Street as well as Sixth Avenue, stop by our mobile camping tents as they make their way across the city, meet our road groups in all five boroughs, and go over neighborhood issues at your local collection. Make this shift matter.

For the very first time in 12 years, New Yorkers will certainly have a brand-new mayor.

On January 1, 2014 the mayor-elect will certainly be inaugurated to end up being the leader of the largest city in the United States. He will acquire a $70 billion spending plan, assume responsibility for administering city services as well as supervising public firms. As the city’s president, he will certainly manage 250,000 staff members – including instructors, law enforcement officers, fire fighters, as well as hygiene employees – and impose all city as well as state laws in the five boroughs.

Aside from these essential administrative responsibilities, the brand-new mayor will straight represent the 8.3 million individuals who call the city house. To do that efficiently, he needs to hear what they have to state.

Talking Transition seeks to offer New Yorkers a voice throughout this transfer of power, developing an extra transparent procedure. Whether it’s in the camping tent, at the mobile “camping tents,”, or in public spaces across the city, this task invites New Yorkers to find with each other and also re-imagine just what the city can and also will certainly be in the future. By signing up with the discussion, New Yorkers could share their ideas and issues, educate the brand-new mayor’s agenda, as well as remain to relocate this city forward.

It’s time to start talking.

Want to organize a conversation in The Tent?

Speaking Transition is offering tiny gives to companies with 501c3 status to produce interactive as well as appealing events in the Talking Transition tent. Funds would support the team capability and/or manufacturing costs involved in convening a multi-part, ninety minute or longer, interactive occasion. The assembling organization would certainly additionally have to demonstrate their ability to mobilize a minimum of 200 individuals for engagement. The foundations funding Talking Transition will examine each proposal. Please email NYC@TalkingTransitionNYC.com to receive the application.