District Leader, Assembly District 57, Brooklyn Democratic Party
Shaquana Boykin is a Democratic district leader in Assembly District 57 of Brooklyn, NY, a two-year unpaid positon she was elected to in July 2020. With many years experience working and volunteering in the nonprofit sector, she’s the food sovereignty organizer for Brooklyn Movement Center. Previously, Boykin was the Myrtle Avenue Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice engagement coordinator for Ingersoll Houses, where she led a planning process to improve safety at the housing project. She’s also been a program manager at Healthy Community Initiatives and managed a mobile local food market. Boykin earned her BS in legal studies at CUNY’s New York City College of Technology and a liberal arts associate’s degree at CUNY’s Kingsborough Community College.