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Times Newsweekly
BLUE UNITYopportunity that we can thank the officers in our neighborhoods for taking care
BLUE UNITY
Times Newsweekly / Posted 2 days ago
opportunity that we can thank the officers in our neighborhoods for taking care of us and protecting us.” Public Advocate Letitia James, Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley and Assemblywoman Margaret Markey were on hand to pay their respects and extend... Read more
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New York Post
Slumlords accused of driving family out of ‘deathtrap’ in dead of winterinvestigation, promptly issued a Stop Work Order in March and boarded up the bu
Slumlords accused of driving family out of ‘deathtrap’ in dead of winter
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
investigation, promptly issued a Stop Work Order in March and boarded up the building. The New York City Public Advocate Letitia James called Vashovsky one of the city’s worst landlords. Each of the defendants face a maximum of 2 1/3 to 7 years... Read more
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New Now Next
Gays Against Guns Picket CrossFit Stores For Tone-Deaf Gun GiveawayGAG, Queer Nation and New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. “Glocks should not be
Gays Against Guns Picket CrossFit Stores For Tone-Deaf Gun Giveaway
New Now Next / Posted 5 days ago
GAG, Queer Nation and New Yorkers Against Gun Violence. “Glocks should not be given away as a prize” said Public Advocate Letitia James, who also praised demonstrators for providing the “radicalism” the fight against gun culture needs. Last week... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
De Blasio marks 2-year anniversary of Eric Garner's deathABOUT THE ISSUESDe Blasio, who attended the Sunday service with his wife, Chirl
De Blasio marks 2-year anniversary of Eric Garner's death
Staten Island Advance / Posted 13 days ago
ABOUT THE ISSUESDe Blasio, who attended the Sunday service with his wife, Chirlane McCray, Public Advocate Letitia James, and Councilwoman Debi Rose (D-North Shore), spoke about his wife's work to fight the stigma of mental illness,... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
'Unity tree' in Tompkinsville Park honors life of Eric Garnerand trust are needed if we are to bridge the gap between police and the communi
'Unity tree' in Tompkinsville Park honors life of Eric Garner
Staten Island Advance / Posted 15 days ago
and trust are needed if we are to bridge the gap between police and the communities they serve. Public Advocate Letitia James said that while many may feel that retribution towards the police is the answer, it is not the way to fix the... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Internecine Senate battle in Queens begins with fundraising salvoas Sanders did by moving against Meeks. The Queens County Democratic organizati
Internecine Senate battle in Queens begins with fundraising salvo
Crain's New York Business / Posted 17 days ago
as Sanders did by moving against Meeks. The Queens County Democratic organization is backing Adams, as is Public Advocate Letitia James, former Mayor David Dinkins, the Rev. Floyd Flake, and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. While $77,600 is... Read more
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DNA Info
Suspect Arrested in Attack on Teens Outside Mosque in Sunset Parkthe executive director of Council on American-Islamic Relations-NY said in a st
Suspect Arrested in Attack on Teens Outside Mosque in Sunset Park
DNA Info / Posted 22 days ago
the executive director of Council on American-Islamic Relations-NY said in a statement Wednesday evening. Public Advocate Letitia James said in a statement, "I am pleased an arrest was made in the brutal beating of two teenage boys outside of the... Read more
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DNA Info
Attack on Teens Outside Mosque Is Not a Hate Crime, Police Sayfiles this as a hate crime and catch the perpetrator,” says the Facebook post.
Attack on Teens Outside Mosque Is Not a Hate Crime, Police Say
DNA Info / Posted 22 days ago
files this as a hate crime and catch the perpetrator,” says the Facebook post. Elected officials like Public Advocate Letitia James and Assemblyman Felix Ortiz are also calling on the NYPD to investigate the attack as a hate crime. “I am... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
Why Sanders' political soul mates lined up with Clintonwho aspire to be considered the city's most progressive leaders, including Comp
Why Sanders' political soul mates lined up with Clinton
Crain's New York Business / Posted 25 days ago
who aspire to be considered the city's most progressive leaders, including Comptroller Scott Stringer, Public Advocate Letitia James and Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, not to mention Mayor Bill de Blasio, have overwhelmingly backed... Read more
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The New Yorker
Is Gentrification Really a Problem?this lack of control is predestined to frustrate capitalists and community orga
Is Gentrification Really a Problem?
The New Yorker / Posted 26 days ago
this lack of control is predestined to frustrate capitalists and community organizers alike. “Bushwick is not for sale!” Letitia James, New York City’s Public Advocate, announced at a recent anti-gentrification protest in Brooklyn. She was hoping... Read more
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NBC New York
NYPD Reinstates Muslim Officer Suspended Over Beardannual fit-testing and prohibit respirators for employees with facial hair. Th
NYPD Reinstates Muslim Officer Suspended Over Beard
NBC New York / Posted 29 days ago
annual fit-testing and prohibit respirators for employees with facial hair. The NYPD drew criticism from public advocate Letitia James, who wrote a letter to NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton earlier this week about the issue. "We do not stand for... Read more

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