Tish James on Social Justice and Women in Politics: A Video Interview with Gotham Gazette by Ben Max, May 01, 2014 Twitter Public Advocate Tish James (left) & her city council successor, Laurie Cumbo (NY Daily News) 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 policy issues, her use of litigation, the structure of her office, focusing on social justice causes, and encouraging women to run for office. We published the first two clips of the interview on homelessness policy and other focus areas for James, as well as the four-part structure James has created in her public advocate office. Below are the third and fourth segments of the interview, with a focus on James' work encouraging other women to seek public office. On her office staff and budget, social justice causes, and encouraging women to seek public office: More on encouraging women to run for office, scrutiny, personal choices and sacrifice: ***[Video production generously donated to Gotham Gazette by GZIPUSA.HumanityCode.com]Ben Max, executive editor, Gotham Gazette@TweetBenMax@GothamGazette Tweet Editor's Choice Everything Dot NYC Council 2.0: Rules Reform Outlines Next Steps in Open Data Overdue & Over Budget, Capital Projects Roll On Comments Comment(s) The comments section is provided as a free service to our readers. Gotham Gazette's editors reserve the right to delete any comments. Some reasons why comments might get deleted: inappropriate or offensive content, off-topic remarks or spam. Recent Articles by Ben Max :With a Smirk, Bharara Diagnoses New York Corruption ProblemSolving Our Voter Turnout CrisisNight After Primary, Teachout TeachesPrimary Election Results 2014Lancman on Chokeholds, NYPD: 'Going to see a whole series of bills'