From Weed for Rails to Ending Borough Bias, Mark-Viverito lays out progressive record & plan for Public Advocate’s office.
El Diario respalda a la candidata latina Melissa Mark-Viverito.
Melissa Mark-Viverito is running to be your Public Advocate. On Tuesday, February 26th, New York City will have the chance to elect a fighter with courage, capacity, and conviction to lead.
Melissa Mark-Viverito se postula como su Defensora del Pueblo. El martes 26 de febrero los neoyorquinos tendrán la oportunidad de elegir una luchadora con coraje, convicción y capacidad para liderar.
The strength of our city rests on the shoulders of our workers. You are our economic backbone— the engine that keeps our communities vibrant and families strong.
Carta abierta a nuestros inmigrantes neoyorquinos: Mi compromiso de abogar, apoyar y proteger a nuestras comunidades de inmigrantes siempre ha sido una alta prioridad como latina y como oficial electa.
Her plan, “Justice for All: End Borough Bias,” calls for District Attorneys in all five boroughs to follow one equal and consistent policy that reduces our jail population, prioritizes fairness and combats racial disparities in policing.
#VOTEPROCHOICE co-founder & CEO Heidi Sieck praised Mark-Viverito for making reproductive freedom a top priority in her campaign for Public Advocate and during her time in City Council.
In their endorsement, NOW-NYC praised Mark-Viverito’s track record of success fighting for women’s rights.
Public Advocate candidate Melissa Mark-Viverito and immigrant advocates today called on New York Chief Judge DiFiore to ban ICE agents from all New York courthouses.
Today, Immigrant Action, announced its endorsement of Melissa Mark-Viverito for New York City Public Advocate. The endorsement followed a rigorous process of questionnaires, candidate interviews and an examination of the track records of all candidates.
La candidata a defensora del pueblo asegura que minorías y mujeres necesitan representación.
In his endorsement, Rep. Espaillat praised Mark-Viverito’s history of standing up to power and fighting for immigrants across New York City.
After the MTA pushed off a vote on fare and toll increases this morning, Public Advocate candidate Melissa Mark-Viverito released a statement.
Public Advocate candidate Melissa Mark-Viverito released a statement on the passage of the New York State DREAM Act.
Today Public Advocate candidate Melissa Mark-Viverito attended the NYC Women’s March and released a statement.
In response to Council Member Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr's press conference against the Reproductive Health Act today, Melissa Mark-Viverito and leading New York City women's organizations released a statement.
Public Advocate candidate Melissa Mark-Viverito today launched her plan for a “Worst Workplaces for Women Watchlist.” The watchlist will use a multi-pronged formula to determine which workplaces — both public and private sector — are worst for women.
Melissa has spent a lifetime advocating for the rights of and providing support for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual Community.
BY MATT TRACY There is an underlying theme in Melissa Mark-Viverito’s newly-unveiled vision to address LGBTQ issues in her campaign for New York City public advocate: She wants the community to drive the conversation about how the city can help.
Unless we want the transit system to continue to fall apart, new mass transit money will have to come from somewhere. Congestion pricing is by far the best option.
The candidate for Public Advocate unveiled her "Weed for Rails" plan, calling for legal marijuana to help fund New York City subway fixes.
Outside subway station, Mark-Viverito unveils 4-point plan to invest marijuana tax revenue in the MTA.
Flanked by a sea of supporters, politicians and even the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, the former Speaker of New York City Council said Tuesday she would run for Public Advocate.
Melissa Mark-Viverito se postulará la noche de este martes como canidata a Defensora del Pueblo. Lo hará en un evento en el Manhattan Community College.
La expresidenta del Concejo Municipal Melissa Mark-Viverito anunciará en un evento en el Borough of Manhattan Community College el lanzamiento de su candidatura para el cargo de Defensora del Pueblo.
Former Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito is running for public advocate — launching her bid with a video touting her progressive bona fides.
Seeing so many ground-breaking women — and women of color — elected to office this month has compelled former New York City Council speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito to declare a run for public advocate.