ChangeMakers 2020: Mayor Steven M. Fulop, City of Jersey City, NJ, USA

Exclusive: Mayor Steven Michael Fulop had played pivotal role for historic Nepal Flag Raising Ceremony in Jersey City Hall in 2017 which was first not only in the United States but in the world for Nepali flag to be unfurled in government office building. Likewise, TPS (Temporary Protection Status) Council Resolution for Nepalis living in the United States (2015/2018) and historic Sister City signing ceremony between City of Jersey City and Nepal’s Indrawati Rural Municipality (2019) were materialized due to his steadfast leadership. Mayor Fulop has been working hard to ensure every community in the city gets their fair shot. Mayor Fulop is the 49th and current Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey- named the most diverse city in the nation.

Since Mayor Fulop took office in 2013, Jersey City residents have seen five consecutive years of stable taxes and four consecutive credit rating upgrades. Meanwhile, more than 300 new police officers have been