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Public Advocate Speak: Tish James Video Interview with Gotham Gazette

by Ben Max, May 01, 2014

Tish James rally pic

Public Advocate Tish James at a March rally (@JLopez_MRNY)

New Public Advocate Letitia (Tish) James sat down with Gotham Gazette for a video interview to discuss her first few months on the job, the causes that she has focused on, the structure she has established in her office, and the work that lies ahead. James touches on homelessness policy, her use of litigation to fight school co-locations and address other issues of importance, and more.

The video interview is posted below in segments, with two initial clips now up and others to follow soon:

On homelessness policy:

On other initial causes the public advocate office has taken up and the office's structure under James:

[Video production generously donated to Gotham Gazette by GZIPUSA.HumanityCode.com]

Ben Max, executive editor, Gotham Gazette



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