After de Blasio snub, Max Rose wants to honor Mother Cabrini with post office

Oct 26, 2019 1900

BY: Carl Campanile

The campaign to honor Mother Cabrini in New York City despite Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Chirlane McCray is snowballing. A post office in southern Brooklyn would be renamed after Mother Cabrini under legislation introduced Friday by Rep. Max Rose (D-Staten Island/Brooklyn).

It’s the latest move by an elected official pushing to honor the saint of immigrants after the “She Built NYC’’ program overseen by McCray and de Blasio failed to recognize the Italian icon when it dedicated statues to seven other women earlier this year. “Mother Cabrini’s unending dedication to helping others touched the lives of so many New Yorkers,” Rose said.

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