John Sanchez is a lifelong Bronx resident, the District Manager for Bronx Community Board 6, and a Candidate for City Council in the 15th District in The Bronx, which includes the neighborhoods of Belmont, East Tremont, and West Farms. Throughout his career, John has secured a $200,000 grant for Bronx small businesses, pushed to bring the borough its first youth court, and developed the city’s first year-round paid Community Board internship program. John previously served as New York City Advocacy Manager for the Northeast Charter Schools Network, helping advocate for increased charter school funding and also served in the New York State Assembly as Deputy Chief of Staff for a Bronx Assemblymember. John serves on the nonprofit boards of Housing Rights Initiative, Legacy College Prep Charter School, and Immaculate Conception School. John is a graduate of New York University’s Stern School of Business.