Nantasha Williams Receives Endorsement from DC 37

Former Executive Director of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus ("the Caucus") endorsed by New York City's Largest Public Employee Union
By: Nantasha2021
 
QUEENS, N.Y. - Feb. 8, 2021 - PRLog -- Nantasha Williams, candidate for New York City Council for District 27, today welcomed the endorsement of District Council 37 (DC37).

"I'm thrilled to receive the endorsement of DC 37 because I share their commitment to ensuring workers are supported, engaged and empowered in their workplace and community," said Williams. "At a time when many are losing their jobs, we need active and engaged citizens more than ever to help restore American leadership and the workforce. My mom has been a member of  DC 37-Local 371 for over 38 years. Growing up as a child of a union member, I know firsthand the impact unions have on their families and communities. I am who I am today because of the hard work and advocacy put forth by DC 37 on behalf of its members. I am deeply honored to have the support of the largest public service union and look forward to championing efforts that protect and empower union members who provide critical services to our city."

"Our workers answered the call when New Yorkers needed them most. Now our elected officials must answer theirs," DC 37 executive director Henry Garrido said in a statement to the New York Daily News (https://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/new-york-electi...). "It's critical that our City Council put workers first in New York City's recovery. We're proud to endorse candidates who are committed to putting working people first."

Williams has also received endorsements from nationally recognized organizations such as Run for Something and 21 in 21, as well as individuals local elected officials Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman, DNC Vice Chair Michael Blake, and numerous activists and community leaders.

About District Council 37 :

DC 37 is New York City's largest public employee union, represents about 150,000 members and 50,000 retirees.

About Nantasha Williams:

Nantasha Williams is a candidate for New York City Council 27th District. She announced (https://medium.com/@rufus2018/press-release-rufus-gifford...) her candidacy on December 3, 2020. In 2014, she served as the Executive Director of the New York State Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian Legislative Caucus ("the Caucus"). In that capacity, she fought for millions of citizens to ensure that the policies being drafted by the New York Legislature were inclusive and aimed at improving the well-being and future advancement of people of color in low-income communities across the state. She previously served as National Organizer for Women's March on Washington, leading efforts for protesters demanding representation and implementation of legislative policies for women's rights and racial justice. Williams lives in Cambria Heights, NY. For more information, visit: www.nantasha2021.com

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