Redistricting is a once-in-a-decade opportunity to increase the political influence and electoral representation of Asian Americans by keeping communities together in newly-drawn districts.
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF), in a joint coalition with LatinoJustice (PRLDEF), National Institute for Latino Policy (NILP), and Center for Law and Social Justice (CLSJ) of Medgar Evers College released the Unity Map, a joint proposal for new Congressional, State Assembly, State Senate and City Council districts in New York that reflects its changing demographics and protects the voting rights of Blacks, Latinos, and Asian Americans.
Factsheet on Redistricting:
Unity Map Proposals:
New York City Council (data file)
With 51 seats, the ideal City Council district size is 160,297 people. Each district can deviate from this number by a maximum total deviation of +/- 10%.