About Letitia James
Public Advocate Letitia “Tish” James is the New York City Public Advocate. She is lawyer – activist in the Democratic Party. She previously served as a member of the New York City Council – representing Brooklyn’s 35th Council District – which includes the neighborhoods of Clinton Hill – Fort Greene – parts of Crown Heights – Prospect Heights and Bedford-Stuyvesant. Public Advocate for the City of New York – the second highest ranking elected office in the City. As Public Advocate – she serves as a direct link between New Yorkers and their government – acts as a watchdog over City agencies – and investigates complaints about City services. She made history in 2014 – by becoming the first woman of color to hold citywide office in New York City. Letitia James has transformed the Office of the Public Advocate to deliver real results and reforms for all New Yorkers.