This November, let’s send a message that we will defend our rights, demand economic and social justice and elect candidates who will stand with us.
Letitia James for Attorney General
Letitia James is the first Black woman to win a major party statewide nomination. With a long history of advocating for and with her community, James has proven her commitment to fighting for the interests of our community by standing up to Trump – and Wall Street. James was the first Black woman elected to citywide office in NY. Having served on the NYC City Council (04-13) and currently serving as NYC Public Advocate, James is well prepared to take on the position of Attorney General. James has made criminal justice reform a top priority – commiting to “champion legislation to create a commission to hold prosecutors accountable; push to end unnecessary and harmful police secrecy; lead the way on real criminal discovery reform.” When it comes to immigration, James has worked one on one, pro bono legal work representing immigrant youths. Further, she has submitted lawsuits against the Muslim ban and ICE. Not only does James support medicaid expansion and the rights of women to make their own health decisions, as attorney general she plans to investigate fake crisis pregnancy clinics, protect access to birth control, and protect women from workplace discrimination by establishing a Wage Discrimination Task Force.
Kirsten Gillibrand for U.S. Senate
“Two time US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is a democrat running for re-election in NY. Gillibrand has stood in solidarity with mass movements, most recently speaking at a rally against Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Wofford is an advocate for immigrant communities, making a call to end ICE and co-sponsoring legislation that would require border patrol and ICE to document every stop, search, and interrogation they make. Kirsten Gillibrand has proven to be a champion for women and immigrants. When it comes to economic policy she has proven her support to working class communities by fighting to increase the minimum wage, make childcare affordable, and ensure that women are getting equal pay for equal work. “
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