Anthony Almojera — Riding The Lightning: A Year in the Life of a New York City Paramedic
Aug 5, 2022 | 7pm
📍: BDC, 614 Courtlandt Ave, Bronx, NY 10451
Join the BDC for a conversation and book signing with paramedic and union leader Anthony Almojera as he discusses his new book Riding The Lightning: A Year in the Life of a New York City Paramedic.
Almojera is an FDNY EMS lieutenant and vice president of AFSCME DC37 Local 3621, the New York City Fire Department’s EMS officers’ union. He has been profiled on the front page of The Washington Post and featured by CNN, Al Jazeera, USA Today, NPR, the BBC, and numerous other media outlets.
“An intense look at the high-stakes world of a NYC paramedic in the months before and after COVID-19 altered our landscape.”—Damon Tweedy, MD, author of Black Man in a White Coat: A Doctor's Reflections on Race and Medicine
HEADER IMAGE: © Kirsten Luce for The New York Times
INTERIOR IMAGES (L-R): © Anthony Almojera; © Kirsten Luce for The New York Times