Stuart Appelbaum

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JStreet advisory council

In 2009 listed members of the JStreet advisory council included Stuart Appelbaum, President, Jewish Labor Committee; President, Retail, Wholesale & Department Store Union[1]

Drum Major Institute

In 2009 Stuart Appelbaum of Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union was listed as a member of the Drum Major Institute Board of Directors[2].

Cuomo housing team

On Dec. 8, 2010, Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo announced his transition team for the areas of human services and housing.

The 15 committee members include Chung-Wha Hong, executive director of the New York Immigrant Coalition; City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, who has been a staunch defender of rent regulations; and Chuck Bell, program director of Citizens Union and a national advocate for health care and environmental protection.

The three assemblymembers on the panel have all been sympathetic to tenants' rights: Karim Camara of Brooklyn; Grace Meng of Queens; and Carl Heastie, head of the Bronx delegation and part of the anticorruption faction in that borough. Union and nonprofit members are Stuart Appelbaum, president of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union; Christopher Kui, executive director of Asian Americans for Equality, which provides housing, social, and citizenship services in Chinatown and Flushing, Ross Levi, legislative director of New York State Pride Agenda, a leading gay and lesbian advocacy group; and Susan Hagar, president of United Way. Also on the panel is Rossana Rosado, publisher of the Spanish-language newspaper El Diario, whose editorials have not shared the antitenant bias of New York's major English-language dailies, the Times, the Daily News, and the Post.

The committee also includes the CEO of the New York State Association of Realtors.[3]

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