NYC High“: A portrait series and daily feature in which we introduce you to one New York City council member per day, as drawn by Lauri Apple, until Election Day 2010 (Nov. 2).

Name: Ydanis Rodriguez (D),
District 10: Manhattan.
Reps: Washington Heights, Inwood, and Marble Hill.
Member: since January 2010.

-Hails from the Dominican Republic.
-Used to be a taxi driver.
-Was arrested during a protest against SB 1070, Arizona’s “Jail the Browns” legislation.

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